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Sept 25, 1967


JAMA. 1967;201(13):19-32. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03130130005003

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Bioengineering To Be Centralized Coordination, conduct, and support of biomedical engineering by the National Institutes of Health will be centralized.

Bioengineering To Be Centralized This does not mean that research on artificial organs and other projects in which bioengineering has played a key role will be removed from the particular Institute which has been spearheading the effort.

Bioengineering To Be Centralized But, says NIH director James A. Shannon, MD:

Bioengineering To Be Centralized "As the central unit develops, there will be derivative changes in NIH programs. Intramural, collaborative, and training activities will be affected. Contracts and training grants will be involved.

Bioengineering To Be Centralized "The central unit will offer engineering capability to the Institutes, will draw upon the capabilities of basic scientists and physicians in seeking essential new knowledge, and will act as coordinator of operations in which engineering is paramount. "

Bioengineering To Be Centralized In what form and when this central organization will be set up remains to be determined. There is no deadline.

Bioengineering To Be Centralized Dr. Shannon, who