NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Raynard Kington will step into the role of acting director of the National Institutes of Health on Friday, Oct. 31, after the departure of Elias Zerhouni, who announced in September that he plans to leave his post.
 
Zerhouni confirmed this week that he has tapped Kington to take over the post until a new director is appointed, which will happen sometime after the next administration settles into the White House.
 

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