Studying these cells could lead to new treatments for diseases ranging from gastrointestinal disease to diabetes.
Deutch ConfirmedProfessor John M. Deutch, currently on leave from MIT, was confirmed by the Senate last week as Under Secretary for Acquistion in the Department of Defense.
Professor Deutch, former MIT provost and a chemist widely known for his work in science and technology policy, will be formally sworn in soon by Secretary of Defense Les Aspin. A technical swearing-in occurred after the confirmation action and Professor Deutch is officially discharging his duties, serving in his seventh presidential administration.
A version of this article appeared in the April 14, 1993 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 37, Number 29).