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Patents, licenses key to bringing discoveries to patients

I think it’s fair to say that most of us received very little exposure to the topics of patents and intellectual property during our education or postdoctoral fellowships. […]

Personalized medicine: A work in progress

From time to time I am asked about the state of “personalized” medicine, or “precision” medicine. Usually, these terms refer to customizing some aspect of medical care based […]

“Language” of grant writing should help educate reviewers

The book “The 5 Love Languages” teaches about how people communicate and receive love using different “languages.” There are some similarities between these concepts and writing grant proposals, […]

Don’t wait…

This month, I want to focus on the interplay between our intense drive as investigators to understand the root cause of a given disease and the need to […]

Publication authorship and research fraud

In this month’s column I cover the interrelated issues of research paper authorship requirements and research misconduct. While some differences may exist between journals in defining who qualifies […]

Welcome i2b2: Our powerful new research tool

In this era of “big data,” spanning basic, translational, and clinical research, I am often asked how an investigator can search USF electronic medical records for potential associations […]

Read between the lines of editors’ comments

This month I’d like to discuss editors’ decisions on manuscripts. I recently ran across a stack of comments from editors and reviewers of my own manuscripts, and I […]

Boost your interdisciplinary research opportunities

We have been talking a lot about interdisciplinary research at the Morsani College of Medicine and USF Health recently, so I want to share some interesting nuances to […]

Here’s some tips for a high-impact research seminar presentation

I think we can all remember a handful of seminars that we have attended where at the conclusion we were overwhelmingly impressed.  What made those presentations so impactful? […]

The data is in the details: PIs must lead the charge for research rigor

In this month’s message, I’d like to emphasize the importance of transparent, reproducible data.  Regardless of whether your interests involve clinical, translational or basic science research, we are […]