Harold Varmus

Bernie Sanders Mixed Record on Stem Cells

Bernie-Sanders

The Capitol Times in Wisconsin ran a story just before the primary there on Bernie Sanders on Stem Cells, indicating that has held anti-stem cell research positions. It can sometimes be hard to figure out politicians’ positions on stem cells and what actions they might take. Update: See this poll on what people predicted the …

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Official message from Harold Varmus, Director of NCI, on Sequestration

Many of us in the scientific community who work on cancer got the message below about the extremely dire state of funding. To the NCI-supported scientific community:   As you have heard and read, the Budget Control Act (aka “sequestration”) has gone into effect as of March 1st.  All components of the NIH, including the …

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