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McLaughlin Research director George Carlson leaving for California lab - Urges Support for Montana Initiative 181

October 2, 2016View for printing

George Carlson, longtime director and senior researcher at McLaughlin Research Institute, is resigning both posts at the end of the year.

Carlson, who had been leading the small but respected Great Falls biomedical research center since 1988, announced he will join the faculty at the University of California, San Francisco's Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases. Carlson's longtime collaborator, Nobel Prize laureate Stanley Prusiner is director of the institute.

"I have friends here and have enjoyed the area's natural beauty and fly fishing," he said, stressing he will help McLaughlin with its transition new leadership, serve on its Scientific Advisory Committee and support efforts to pass and implement Montana Initiative 181 http://sos.mt.gov/Elections/2016/Bal ... s/I-181.pdf .

Peter Johnson, pjohnson@greatfallstribune.com

Full Story: http://www.greatfallstribune.com/sto ... b/91414494/
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