Category Archives: Research

Precision Medicine and FDA – Emerging Cloud Platform in Beta

In his State of the Union message this year, President Obama announced a new effort in the way research is done when he unveiled the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI). The stated goal of this initiative is to begin the transition from … Continue reading

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Tap, Tap, Tap … Waiting for an Alzheimer’s Test? A Spinal Tap Test Emerges.

 A headline that has been both craved and feared appeared yesterday:  "Spinal-Fluid Test is Found to Predict Alzheimer's" The New York Times reports that the Archives of Neurology is today publishing a study on a test for Alzheimer's that is … Continue reading

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Progress in Cancer Drugs

CBS is running a series on the progress in the development of cancer drugs.  Here is a clip from yesterday that discusses how the FDA manages the approval of cancer drugs:

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Alzheimer’s = An Insidious Disease State (AIDS)

In the Sunday New York Times Business Section, there was an article about Alzheimer’s research.  As I read it, I was struck by the current state of research and the way it mimicked the AIDS epidemic during the late 1980s.  … Continue reading

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