NIH's Special Pooled Fund Includes NCI 'Donation' but No NCI Projects

February 1, 1995

BETHESDA, Md--Dr. Harold Varmus, director of the National Institutes of Health, has pooled $13.4 million from the budgets of all of the institutes to fund projects at five of them.

BETHESDA, Md--Dr. Harold Varmus, director of the National Institutesof Health, has pooled $13.4 million from the budgets of all ofthe institutes to fund projects at five of them.

The National Cancer Institute's "donated" share was$2.6 million. This money has to be considered lost because theNCI will not receive any money from the pooled funds