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Women in biomedical research

National Institutes of Health (U.S.). Office of Research on Women"s Health

Women in biomedical research

best practices for sustaining career success : meeting proceedings, March 4, 2008, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

by National Institutes of Health (U.S.). Office of Research on Women"s Health

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Published by Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women"s Health in Bethesda, MD .
Written in English

Edition Notes

SeriesNIH Publication no. 10-7366, NIH publication -- no. 10-7366.
ContributionsNational Institutes of Health (U.S.). Working Group on Women in Biomedical Careers
LC ClassificationsR854.U5 W58 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 50 p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24482634M
LC Control Number2010444918

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