Bridging the Sciences

Dear Research Advocate:

Research!America’€™s National Health Research Forum ’€” held September 12 at the Newseum’€™s Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC ’€” examined the current and future state of research to improve health. This year’€™s theme was ’€œStraight Talk about the Future of Medical and Health Research.’€ Three expert panels delved into different aspects of the research ecosystem.

Dear Research Advocate:

The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation has announced the winners of its 2013 Awards:

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Dear Research Advocate:

John Eng, MD, was recently named as the latest winner of the Golden Goose Awards. Eng is the second winner announced in 2013, and others will be named in the coming weeks. The Golden Goose Award was created last year to celebrate researchers whose seemingly odd or obscure federally funded research turned out to have a significant, positive impact on society.

After more than four months of discussions, the National Institutes of Health and the family of Henrietta Lacks have reached a mutual agreement that will serve to both advance medical research and protect Lacks’€™ descendants.

Promoting Basic Research in a New Age of Communications: Challenges and Opportunities

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Dear Research Advocate:

Op-ed by Abigail Schindler, PhD, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and co-leader of the Seattle Forum on Science Ethics and Policy published in The Seattle Times.

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