The Power List 2019 – Masters of the Bench
Lewis Thomas University Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College
A leading cancer geneticist and co-winner of the 1989 Nobel Prize, Harold Varmus has previously been the Director of the National Institute of Health and the National Cancer Institute. Before training as a physician, he studied English Literature with the hopes of becoming a writer. Alongside his work in cancer research, Harold takes an active interest in biomedical enterprise and consults companies and academic institutions.