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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Harold Varmus

Title: President and Chief Executive Officer
Affiliation:   Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Gender:   Male

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Award Discipline:   Biological Sciences
Award Year:   2001
Citation:   "For his co-discovery of the cellular origins of retroviral oncogenes, which heralded a new era in the control of human cancer and for reinvigorating the nation's medical research enterprise."
    Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on June 12, 2002.
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Nobel Laureate:   Physiology or Medicine, 1989


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