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Medical innovations and discoveries: the mind of a scientist is the most important research instrument

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Division of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Suite 2917, Box 42, New York, NY 10032, USA. Tel. 212-543-6240; Fax: 212-543-6017; E-mail: ls2003@columbia.edu

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Medical innovations and discoveries: the mind of a scientist is the most important research instrument

  • Leo Sher (a1)

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