New Head Of Hughes Medical Institute Named

October 1, 2008

A new head ofo the Howard Hughes Medical Institute has been named, UC Berkeley Professor Robert Tijan.<br /> ...Boston (ChattahBox) – A new head ofo the Howard Hughes Medical Institute has been named, UC Berkeley Professor Robert Tijan.

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is up there as one of the largest supporters of biomedical research.

They supply support to 350 different investigators from 67 universities, medical schools, etc.

The 59-year old Tijan is going to nwo be taking over starting April 1, 2009.

he will be in charge of all of the functions of the organization, which was founded in 1953 by Howard Hughes.


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