My Favorite Quotes
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 Diana Baltimore - “We will determine, based on their information, if we need to change the name of the hospital or if the name doesn't accurately reflect what we do anymore.”
 David Baltimore - “There are lots of other issues in policy including the stem cell issue.”
 David Baltimore - “I think they are looking for publicity and they are looking for a name for themselves.”
 David Baltimore - “There is actually a fair amount of money being put behind science today.”
 David Baltimore - “I don't think people took it seriously because it was such an obviously unattainable goal. I was surprised, and I know lots of other people were surprised, that he chose a time so near, when we see it as a very difficult problem.”
 David Baltimore - “This is not a decision that I have made easily, but I am convinced that the interests of the Institute will be best served by a presidential transition at this particular time in its history,”
 Diana Baltimore - “We're not necessarily changing the name of the hospital. What we are doing is significant. We will be moving forward with doing quantitative and qualitative research. A consultant will interview physicians, board members, employees and community opinion leaders. She will get a feel about what the community thinks about BCH and what they believe its image to be.”
 Diana Baltimore - “Does that (the name Boone County Hospital) really reflect what we do Is that what the community wants.”
 David Baltimore - “you do have a certain responsibility to be a spokesman for the scientific community and to represent people.”
 David Baltimore - “In the last few years these efforts have been remarkably successful. It has been possible to identify both genes and the proteins involved in cancer induction.”
 David Baltimore - “Baltimore said his intention to retire as president of the Pasadena-based university was not prompted by any health problem, budget deficit or management disagreements, but rather a sense that he had accomplished his goals as an administrator. Caltech is a wonderful place, the best place to do science I have ever seen, ... I will have done what I can do as president, and it is time for somebody else to be thinking about it. I have a fairly extensive life in science and in business that I will pursue.”
 David Baltimore - “I think we can allow the therapeutic uses of nuclear transplant technology, which we call cloning, without running the danger of actually having live human beings born.”
 David Baltimore - “When are we going to say cancer is cured I'm not sure when that will happen, if that will happen because cancer is a very slippery disease and it involves a vast number of cells in the body and those cells are continually mutating.”
 David Baltimore - “When we talk about stem cells, we are actually talking about a complicated series of things, including adult stem cells which are largely cells devoted to replacing individual tissues like blood elements or liver or even the brain.”
 David Baltimore - “DOE is the sick bird in this lot, the Department of Energy, largely because the Republicans do not like the Department of Energy.”
 David Baltimore - “There is an increasing belief that we need to understand the structure better,”
 David Baltimore - “The argument has been made in Congress that it is slippery slope if you allow therapeutic, what people people are calling therapeutic cloning, then you will get reproductive cloning.”
 David Baltimore - “What does gene A do What does gene B do What does it do in different contexts What's its importance We know the answer to that for a very small number of genes, the ones that made themselves evident many years ago.”