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The Harold Varmus Papers

Basic Science and Congressional Politics: NIH Director, 1993-1999: Documents

[Harold Varmus at his desk]. [ca. 1993].
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Metadata Record Stent, Gunther S. Letter from Gunther S. Stent to Harold Varmus. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 19 September 1991. pdf (48,562 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Gunther S. Stent to Harold Varmus. 19 September 1991.
Metadata Record Stent, Gunther S. "A Proposal for a Workshop to Consider Structural and Procedural Changes in the NIH Office of Scientific Integrity." Proposal. 4 Images. 20 September 1991. pdf (319,453 Bytes) transcript of pdf
"A Proposal for a Workshop to Consider Structural and Procedural Changes in the NIH Office of Scientific Integrity." 20 September 1991.
Metadata Record Gekas, George W., Bill Richardson, Sonny Callahan, Ronald V. Dellums, and United States House of Representatives. Letter from George W. Gekas, Bill Richardson, Sonny Callahan, and Ronald V. Dellums, United States House of Representatives to President Bill Clinton [on recommending Harold Varmus as NIH Director]. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 2 April 1993. pdf (97,735 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from George W. Gekas, Bill Richardson, Sonny Callahan, and Ronald V. Dellums, United States House of Representatives to President Bill Clinton [on recommending Harold Varmus as NIH Director]. 2 April 1993.
Metadata Record "Harold Varmus Nominated to Head the NIH." UCSF Newsbreak 8, 14 ([21 August - 10 September 1993]): 1. Article. 1 Image. pdf (120,763 Bytes) ocr (2,591 Bytes)
"Harold Varmus Nominated to Head the NIH." [21 August - 10 September 1993].
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold, and National Institutes of Health. Office of the Director. "Discussion Points for NIH Technology Transfer Advisory Committee." Report. 2 Images. 17 November 1994. pdf (115,854 Bytes) ocr (3,906 Bytes)
"Discussion Points for NIH Technology Transfer Advisory Committee." 17 November 1994.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold. "Shattuck Lecture - Biomedical Research Enters the Steady State." New England Journal of Medicine 333, 12 (21 September 1995): 811-815. Article. Lecture. Report. 5 Images. pdf (593,502 Bytes) ocr (29,390 Bytes)
"Shattuck Lecture - Biomedical Research Enters the Steady State." 21 September 1995.
Metadata Record United States Public Health Service. Technology Transfer Policy Board. [U.S. Public Health Service Patent and Licensing Principles]. Guidelines. 8 Images. 25 October 1995. pdf (508,372 Bytes) ocr (17,908 Bytes)
[U.S. Public Health Service Patent and Licensing Principles]. 25 October 1995.
Metadata Record McGarey, Barbara, and National Institutes of Health. Office of Technology Transfer. Letter from Barbara McGarey to Harold Varmus. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 7 November 1995. pdf (39,154 Bytes) ocr (1,059 Bytes)
Letter from Barbara McGarey to Harold Varmus. 7 November 1995.
Metadata Record Specter, Arlen, and United States Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Letter from U.S. Senator Arlen Specter to Harold Varmus. Letter (correspondence). 1 Image. 25 March 1996. pdf (88,988 Bytes) ocr (2,291 Bytes)
Letter from U.S. Senator Arlen Specter to Harold Varmus. 25 March 1996.
Metadata Record Brody, Anne L., and Justin D. Lerer. "Commencement Choice: Dr. Who?"; "Varmus is Substantial". The Harvard Crimson, (10 April 1996). Article. Newspaper Column. 1 Image. pdf (97,906 Bytes) ocr (3,511 Bytes)
"Commencement Choice: Dr. Who?"; "Varmus is Substantial". 10 April 1996.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold, and National Institutes of Health. Office of the Director. Letter from Harold Varmus to U.S. Senator Arlen Specter. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 6 May 1996. pdf (135,549 Bytes) ocr (5,009 Bytes)
Letter from Harold Varmus to U.S. Senator Arlen Specter. 6 May 1996.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold. "Harvard University Commencement Address." Speech. 5 Images. 6 June 1996. pdf (454,000 Bytes) ocr (18,569 Bytes)
"Harvard University Commencement Address." 6 June 1996.
Metadata Record Broccoli, D., L. A. Godley, Lawrence A. Donehower, Harold Varmus, and T. De Lange. "Telomerase Activation in Mouse Mammary Tumors: Lack of Detectable Telomere Shortening and Evidence for Regulation of Telomerase RNA with Cell Proliferation." Molecular and Cellular Biology 16, 7 (July 1996): 3765-3772. Article. 8 Images. pdf (1,202,249 Bytes) ocr (56,378 Bytes)
"Telomerase Activation in Mouse Mammary Tumors: Lack of Detectable Telomere Shortening and Evidence for Regulation of Telomerase RNA with Cell Proliferation." July 1996.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold, and National Institutes of Health. Office of the Director. "NIH Plan for Research in Spinal Cord Injury and Regeneration." Plans. 3 Images. 2 August 1996. pdf (169,446 Bytes) ocr (6,316 Bytes)
"NIH Plan for Research in Spinal Cord Injury and Regeneration." 2 August 1996.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold, and National Institutes of Health. Office of the Director. EMail from Harold Varmus to Christopher Reeve. Electronic Mail. 2 Images. 28 August 1996. pdf (77,555 Bytes) ocr (2,103 Bytes)
EMail from Harold Varmus to Christopher Reeve. 28 August 1996.
Metadata Record Washington Fax: An Information and Communication Service, and Bradie Matheny. "National Institutes of Health Will Honor Clinton's Commitment to Increase Spinal Cord Injury Research." Bradie Matheny, 10 September 1996. Article. 2 Images. pdf (185,644 Bytes) ocr (6,109 Bytes)
"National Institutes of Health Will Honor Clinton's Commitment to Increase Spinal Cord Injury Research." 10 September 1996.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold, and National Institutes of Health. Office of the Director. "Stanford Medical School Graduation Speech." Speech. 8 Images. 15 June 1997. pdf (402,235 Bytes) ocr (12,533 Bytes)
"Stanford Medical School Graduation Speech." 15 June 1997.
Metadata Record [Varmus, Harold], and [National Institutes of Health. Office of the Director]. "Reasons to Oppose Establishment of a National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine." Addendum. Memorandum. 3 Images. 16 September 1997. pdf (235,406 Bytes) ocr (9,109 Bytes)
"Reasons to Oppose Establishment of a National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine." 16 September 1997.
Metadata Record [105th Congress]. [Excerpt from the Senate Section of the Congressional Record dated Tuesday, September 23, 1997]. Congressional Record 143, 128 (23 September 1997): S9755-S9769. Congressional Record. Excerpt. 14 Images. pdf (2,067,627 Bytes) ocr (2,054 Bytes)
[Excerpt from the Senate Section of the Congressional Record dated Tuesday, September 23, 1997]. 23 September 1997.
Metadata Record Wax, Diane, and National Institutes of Health (U.S.). EMail from Diane Wax to Harold Varmus. Electronic Mail. 2 Images. 28 September 1997. pdf (86,491 Bytes) ocr (2,971 Bytes)
EMail from Diane Wax to Harold Varmus. 28 September 1997.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold, and National Institutes of Health. Office of the Director. Memorandum from Harold Varmus to the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Memorandum. 5 Images. 6 October 1997. pdf (225,217 Bytes) ocr (8,549 Bytes)
Memorandum from Harold Varmus to the Secretary of Health and Human Services. 6 October 1997.
Metadata Record National Institutes of Health (U.S.). "Hearing Report: Summary of Panel 3" [on subject of alternative medicine research at NIH]. Hearing. Report. 3 Images. 9 October 1997. pdf (168,930 Bytes) ocr (6,410 Bytes)
"Hearing Report: Summary of Panel 3" [on subject of alternative medicine research at NIH]. 9 October 1997.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold, and National Institutes of Health. Office of the Director. Letter from Harold Varmus to Senator Tom Harkin. Letter (correspondence). 3 Images. 10 October 1997. pdf (199,150 Bytes) ocr (7,399 Bytes)
Letter from Harold Varmus to Senator Tom Harkin. 10 October 1997.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold. [Varmus's testimony before the Subcommittee on Health and Environment, Committee on Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives]. Hearing. Testimony. Transcript. 10 Images. 12 February 1998. pdf (366,901 Bytes) ocr (12,836 Bytes)
[Varmus's testimony before the Subcommittee on Health and Environment, Committee on Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives]. 12 February 1998.
Metadata Record Gallin, John I., and Harold Varmus. "Revitalization of the Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center." Academic Medicine 73, 5 (May 1998): 460-466. Article. 7 Images. pdf (698,233 Bytes) ocr (35,144 Bytes)
"Revitalization of the Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center." May 1998.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold. "National Institutes of Health in the Tropics." American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 59, 1 ([July 1998]): 24-28. Article. Lecture. 5 Images. pdf (575,511 Bytes) ocr (9,205 Bytes)
"National Institutes of Health in the Tropics." [July 1998].
Metadata Record Spiegel, Jack, and National Institutes of Health. Office of Technology Transfer. Letter from Jack Spiegel, National Institutes of Health. Office of Technology Transfer to Patent and Trademark Office. Draft. Letter (correspondence). 15 Images. 14 September 1998. pdf (1,111,976 Bytes) ocr (45,722 Bytes)
Letter from Jack Spiegel, National Institutes of Health. Office of Technology Transfer to Patent and Trademark Office. 14 September 1998.
Metadata Record [National Institutes of Health. Office of the Director]. "Updated Background Information for December 2, 1998 Hearing on Stem Cell Research." Hearing. Notes. 2 Images. 19 November 1998. pdf (156,033 Bytes) ocr (5,723 Bytes)
"Updated Background Information for December 2, 1998 Hearing on Stem Cell Research." 19 November 1998.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold. "Statement of Harold Varmus, MD, Director, National Institutes of Health, before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies." Congressional Record. Testimony. 7 Images. 2 December 1998. pdf (339,404 Bytes) ocr (13,459 Bytes)
"Statement of Harold Varmus, MD, Director, National Institutes of Health, before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies." 2 December 1998.
Metadata Record Rabb, Harriet, and U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Office of the General Coursel. Memorandum from Harriet Rabb to Harold Varmus [on federal funding for research involving human pluripotent stem cells]. Memorandum. 5 Images. 15 January 1999. pdf (398,460 Bytes) ocr (14,171 Bytes)
Memorandum from Harriet Rabb to Harold Varmus [on federal funding for research involving human pluripotent stem cells]. 15 January 1999.
Metadata Record United States Senate. Committee on Appropriations. "Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee. Subject: Embryonic Stem Cell Research" [Transcript]. Excerpt. Hearing. Legislative Record. Transcript. 15 Images. 26 January 1999. pdf (1,233,633 Bytes) ocr (57,080 Bytes)
"Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee. Subject: Embryonic Stem Cell Research" [Transcript]. 26 January 1999.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold. "Statement of Harold Varmus, MD, Director, National Institutes of Health, before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies." Legislative Record. Testimony. 8 Images. 26 January 1999. pdf (303,889 Bytes) ocr (12,104 Bytes)
"Statement of Harold Varmus, MD, Director, National Institutes of Health, before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies." 26 January 1999.
Metadata Record Dickey, Jay, and United States House of Representatives. Letter from U.S. Congressman Jay Dickey, et al. to Donna E. Shalala. Letter (correspondence). 8 Images. 11 February 1999. pdf (359,258 Bytes) ocr (6,719 Bytes)
Letter from U.S. Congressman Jay Dickey, et al. to Donna E. Shalala. 11 February 1999.
Metadata Record Nickles, Don, and United States Senate. Letter from U.S. Senator Don Nickles, et al. to Donna E. Shalala. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 12 February 1999. pdf (91,310 Bytes) ocr (1,526 Bytes)
Letter from U.S. Senator Don Nickles, et al. to Donna E. Shalala. 12 February 1999.
Metadata Record Shalala, Donna E., and United States Department of Health and Human Services. Letter from Donna E. Shalala to U.S. Representative Jay Dickey. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 23 February 1999. pdf (151,657 Bytes) ocr (4,824 Bytes)
Letter from Donna E. Shalala to U.S. Representative Jay Dickey. 23 February 1999.
Metadata Record Shalala, Donna E., and United States Department of Health and Human Services. Letter from Donna E. Shalala to U.S. Senator Don Nickles. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 2 March 1999. pdf (125,454 Bytes) ocr (3,885 Bytes)
Letter from Donna E. Shalala to U.S. Senator Don Nickles. 2 March 1999.
Metadata Record Washington Fax: An Information and Communication Service, and Matthew Davis. "Presidential Bioethics Advisors May Well Come Down on the Side of Federal Funding for Research on Stem Cells Derived from Embryos." [Bradie Matheny], 4 March 1999. Article. 2 Images. pdf (186,156 Bytes) ocr (6,611 Bytes)
"Presidential Bioethics Advisors May Well Come Down on the Side of Federal Funding for Research on Stem Cells Derived from Embryos." 4 March 1999.
Metadata Record Shapiro, Harold T., and National Bioethics Advisory Commission. Letter from Harold T. Shapiro, National Bioethics Advisory Commission to Harold Varmus. Letter (correspondence). 4 Images. 9 March 1999. pdf (258,491 Bytes) ocr (12,037 Bytes)
Letter from Harold T. Shapiro, National Bioethics Advisory Commission to Harold Varmus. 9 March 1999.
Metadata Record Dickey, Jay, and United States House of Representatives. Letter from U.S. Congressman Jay Dickey, et al. to Donna E. Shalala. Letter (correspondence). 7 Images. 15 March 1999. pdf (340,456 Bytes) ocr (9,212 Bytes)
Letter from U.S. Congressman Jay Dickey, et al. to Donna E. Shalala. 15 March 1999.
Metadata Record National Institutes of Health (U.S.). "Fact Sheet on Stem Cell Research." Index. Report. 3 Images. 30 March 1999. pdf (173,618 Bytes) ocr (6,875 Bytes)
"Fact Sheet on Stem Cell Research." 30 March 1999.
Metadata Record National Institutes of Health (U.S.). [Minutes of the NIH NCCAM Trans-Agency CAM Coordinating Committee]. Minutes. 9 Images. 20 May 1999. pdf (719,435 Bytes) ocr (29,333 Bytes)
[Minutes of the NIH NCCAM Trans-Agency CAM Coordinating Committee]. 20 May 1999.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold, and National Institutes of Health. Office of the Director. [E-Biomed: A Proposal for Electronic Publications in the Biomedical Sciences (Draft and Addendum)]. Draft. Proposal. 14 Images. [May and June 1999]. pdf (1,245,399 Bytes) ocr (51,940 Bytes)
[E-Biomed: A Proposal for Electronic Publications in the Biomedical Sciences (Draft and Addendum)]. [May and June 1999].
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold, and National Institutes of Health. Office of the Director. Letter from Harold Varmus to Michael I. Goldberg. Letter (correspondence). 2 Images. 14 June 1999. pdf (115,030 Bytes) ocr (4,169 Bytes)
Letter from Harold Varmus to Michael I. Goldberg. 14 June 1999.
Metadata Record Davis, Matthew. "Moral and Ethical Distinctions between Deriving and Using Stem Cells for Research Dog Bioethics Advisory Commission's Deliberations." Washington Fax: An Information and Communication Service, (29 June 1999). Article. 3 Images. pdf (225,164 Bytes) ocr (8,336 Bytes)
"Moral and Ethical Distinctions between Deriving and Using Stem Cells for Research Dog Bioethics Advisory Commission's Deliberations." 29 June 1999.
Metadata Record Washington Fax: An Information and Communication Service, and Matthew Davis. "Political Maneuvering around Stem Cell Research Issue." Bradie Metheny, 8 July 1999. Article. 3 Images. pdf (233,239 Bytes) ocr (7,882 Bytes)
"Political Maneuvering around Stem Cell Research Issue." 8 July 1999.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold, and National Institutes of Health. Office of the Director. "Science Policy in the Next Forty Years." Speech. 18 Images. 30 July 1999. pdf (830,982 Bytes) ocr (29,119 Bytes)
"Science Policy in the Next Forty Years." 30 July 1999.
Metadata Record National Institutes of Health (U.S.). "Draft National Institutes of Health Guidelines for Research Involving Human Pluripotent Stem Cells." Guidelines. 9 Images. December 1999. pdf (549,481 Bytes) ocr (23,133 Bytes)
"Draft National Institutes of Health Guidelines for Research Involving Human Pluripotent Stem Cells." December 1999.
Metadata Record Li, Yi, Wendy P. Hively, and Harold Varmus. "Use of MMTV-Wnt-1 Transgenic Mice for Studying the Genetic Basis of Breast Cancer." Oncogene 19, ([21 February 2000]): 1002-1009. Article. 8 Images. pdf (956,684 Bytes) ocr (48,693 Bytes)
"Use of MMTV-Wnt-1 Transgenic Mice for Studying the Genetic Basis of Breast Cancer." [21 February 2000].
Metadata Record McManus, Rich. "Varmus Portrait Dedicated in Bldg. 1." NIH Record LV, 4 (18 February 2003): 1, 6-7. Article. Newsletter. 3 Images. pdf (288,764 Bytes) ocr (7,078 Bytes)
"Varmus Portrait Dedicated in Bldg. 1." 18 February 2003.
Metadata Record Varmus, Harold. "The New Era in Cancer Research." Science 312, (26 May 2006): 1162-1165. Article. 4 Images. pdf (600,442 Bytes) ocr (28,429 Bytes)
"The New Era in Cancer Research." 26 May 2006.