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.
Harold Varmus receives National Medal of Science from President George W. Bush. White House East Room, 12 June 2002.
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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