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Today’s Curiosity is Tomorrow’s Cure: The Case for Basic Biomedical Research

I am very excited to finally have my most recent book, “Today’s Curiosity is Tomorrow’s Cure: The Case for Basic Biomedical Research” in press and now available for preorder.  For a very long time I have been concerned that there is decreasing … Continue reading

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Mr. President, can you save science, please?

Scientists love to complain. That is not to say that they enjoy the situation that they are complaining about, but to me it seems as though in the US there is a level of fatalism that translates into inertia. And … Continue reading

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NIH and my moral compass

A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland for the first time in 7.5 years since I completed my postdoctoral research there in 2003. I will always remember … Continue reading

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