Root-Bernstein, Robert Scott

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ROOT-BERNSTEIN, Robert Scott. American, b. 1953. Genres: Sciences, Biology, Education, Medicine/Health, Essays. Career: Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA, research associate, 1981-85; Veterans Administration Hospital, Brentwood, CA, research associate, 1985-87; University of California, Los Angeles, visiting associate professor, 1987; Michigan State University, East Lansing, assistant professor, 1987-89, associate professor, 1989-95, professor of physiology, 1996-. MacArthur Fellow, 1981-86; consultant to Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research Division, Ann Arbor, 1990-92 and Chiron Corp, Emeryville CA, 1992-95. Publications: The Ionists: Founding Physical Chemistry, 1872-1890, 1981; Discovering: Inventing and Solving Problems at the Frontiers of Scientific Knowledge, 1989; Rethinking AIDS: the Tragic Cost of Premature Consensus, 1993; Honey, Maggots, Mud and Other Modern Medicines, 1997; Sparks of Genius: The Thirteen Thinking Tools of the World's Most Creative People, 1999. Contributor of essays to periodicals. Address: Department of Physiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]