June 13, 2018
Listening and empathy are keys to effective communication. Scientific communication is jargon-heavy, but empathy-light. Let’s flip that paradigm.
May 11, 2018
The answers to human illness are emerging in research labs around the world. Casey Quinlan shares her three wishes for speeding up the process.
April 13, 2018
Trust in medical research is critical to ensuring public support for and participation in clinical trials. David Lacks, Jr. discusses this and the legacy of his grandmother, Henrietta Lacks.
April 13, 2018
Medical science and clinical research require trust. The story of Henrietta Lacks is an object lesson in how betraying trust can impact the entire scientific community.
April 11, 2018
Science is a progression of ideas and discoveries. The early adopters make headlines, but wide cultural change in medicine and clinical research only happens over the long haul.
March 08, 2018
In this interview, Dana Lewis — a pioneer of diabetes advocacy who founded the open source artificial pancreas system movement (#OpenAPS) — discusses her journey from patient to principal investigator (PI), what she hopes the future holds for the diabetes device industry, and opening pathways for patients to lead research.
March 01, 2018
Everyone benefits from patient-centered research, but it’s also good science.
February 22, 2018
Science matters to all of us. It delivers certainty, opens new questions, and provides the answers to human illnesses.
February 15, 2018
Science is fun — we just need storytelling to demonstrate this fact to the masses.