Ethics Rules Send NIH Scientists Packing

Oct 30, 2006
Ethics Rules Send NIH Scientists Packing (AP)
National Institute of Health Director Ellias Zerhouni appears before the Senate Appropriations Labor-Health and Human Services Subcommittee on Capitol Hill Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, to discuss possible conflicts of interest involving NIH staff members. (AP Photo/Dennis Cook)

(AP) -- Nearly 40 percent of the scientists conducting hands-on research at the National Institutes of Health say they are looking for other jobs or are considering doing so to escape new ethics rules that have curtailed their opportunity to earn outside income.



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