PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 14 - NCI Director Richard Klausner announced on Tuesday that he will step down from his post on Sept. 30 to take over as president of the new Case Institute of Health, Science, and Technology, a new enterprise being created by the family foundation of AOL Time Warner Chairman Steve Case and his wife, Jean. In a statement released earlier this week, Case said the institute would be designed to "build bridges between disciplines and connect the dots across a wide range of thinking …" 

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