The Art and Politics of Science
by Harold Varmus '61
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In this memoir, the Nobel Prize-winning cancer biologist, leader of major scientific institutions, and veteran of science policy wars reflects on his remarkable career. An English major at Amherst, Harold Varmus soon after discovered he was drawn instead to medicine and eventually found himself at the forefront of the profession.