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Stanford Report, March 11, 1998

Botstein named to NIH panel: 3/11/98

Botstein named to NIH panel on peer review

DAVID BOTSTEIN, ASCHERMAN professor and chair of genetics, has been appointed to a panel assembled by the National Institutes Health to review the NIH peer-review system.

The 15-member panel, made up mainly of scientists, will assess the current arrangement of the NIH study sections and is expected within a year to recommend a plan for updating or replacing the arrangement.