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Political Interference in Science Undermines Medical Research

On a variety of scientific and medical issues, from childhood lead poisoning to reproductive health to toxic mercury pollution, federal government science is being manipulated, distorted, and suppressed at an unprecedented scale.

Medical leaders are speaking out against this political interference in science and calling for change. Below is a sampling of the medical researchers and professionals who have signed a statement that calls for the restoration of scientific integrity in policy making.

Click here to read the statement, sign on, and learn how to keep informed about efforts to defend science from political interference.

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Sampling of Prominent Medical Signatories

Peter Agre

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 

David Baltimore

California Institute of Technology

 

Paul Berg
Stanford University School of Medicine


Eric Chivian

Harvard Medical School


Johann Deisenhofer

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center


Renato Dulbecco
Salk Institute


Paul M. Doty
Harvard University


Gerald D. Fischbach
Columbia University Medical School
 

Lynn R. Goldman

John Hopkins School of Public Health

 

Roger Guillemin

Salk Institute

 

Eric R. Kandel

Columbia University

 

Arthur Kornberg

Stanford University School of Medicine

 

Paul A. Marks
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


Joseph E. Murray

Harvard Medical School

 

Marshall Nirenberg
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


George E. Palade
University of California, San Diego

 

Anthony Robbins

Tufts University School of Medicine

 

Allan Rosenfield

Columbia University School of Public Health

 

Felicia Stewart

University of California, San Francisco

 

Joan A. Steitz

Yale University School of Medicine

 

E. Donnall Thomas

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

 

Steven Weinberg

University of Texas, Austin

 

Eric Wieschaus

Princeton University

 

Harold E. Varmus 

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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