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Harold Varmus M.D.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1989
Nobel Prize shared by J. Michael Bishop
National Medal of Science - Biological Sciences 2001

Physician, Scientist, Litterateur. Cellular origin of retroviral oncogenes. Co-founder, Public Library of Science Journals. Initiated doubling NIH budget. Interests: cycling, rowing.

'Unflappable Varmus'

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Monsieur Lavoisier and his WifeChemistry on Canvas: A Revealing Portrait of Monsieur and Madame Lavoisier. museum logoThe Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2011

Reunion 2011: The Art and Politics of Science with Harold Varmus. Amhurst College

How I became a Scientist 2010

Medical School Cancer Biology and Nobel Prize 2009

Harold Varmus (NCI/PLoS): Changing the Way We Publish. Talk in 2003. Uploaded on 13 Mar 2011

Harold Varmus

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Harold Varmus
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Name: Harold Varmus
Birth: 18 December 1939, Oceanside, NY, USA
Institution: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Award: "for their discovery of the cellular origin of retroviral oncogenes"
Subject: medical oncology
Portion of cash: 1/2
National Medal of Science-Biological Sciences 2001 USA
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