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Strategies to leverage research funding : guiding DOD's peer reviewed medical research programs / Committee on Alternative Funding Strategies for DOD's Peer Reviewed Medical Research Programs, Medical Follow-Up Agency and Board on Health Sciences Policy ; Michael McGeary and Kathi E. Hanna, editors.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 0-309-09277-9 (pbk.)

1. Medicine—Research—United States—Finance. 2. United States. Dept. of Defense. [DNLM: 1. United States. Dept. of Defense. 2. Biomedical Research—economics—United States. 3. Research Support—methods—United States. W 20.5 S8986 2004] I. McGeary, Michael G. H. II. Hanna, Kathi E. III. Committee on Alternative Funding Strategies for DOD's Peer Reviewed Medical Research Programs.

R854.U5S754 2004

362.1072073—dc22

2004022342

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