Liu elected fellow of statistical association

Liu elected fellow of statistical association

Visit the News Hub ASA fellows noted for contributions to field of statistical science Liu Lei Liu, PhD, a professor of biostatistics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been elected a fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA), the country’s preeminent professional statistical society. Liu was recognized as […]

Bradley Malin elected to National Academy of Medicine

Bradley Malin elected to National Academy of Medicine

Bradley Malin (Vanderbilt University) Bradley Malin, professor of biomedical informatics, biostatistics and computer science, is among 85 newly elected members of the National Academy of Medicine, the organization announced this week. “Dr. Malin’s trans-institutional research addresses critical questions about the ethical and effective collection and use of data in organizational, political and health information architectures,” […]

School of Medicine alumnus Brayley is physician for NBA's Sacramento Kings

School of Medicine alumnus Brayley is physician for NBA's Sacramento Kings

This story first appeared in Scope magazine. When Jason Brayley, MD, applied to become chief of sports medicine for Kaiser Permanente in Sacramento, he was drawn to the healthcare system’s vision for growing its sports medicine practice and its approach to keeping people healthy. He didn’t give much thought, if any, to talk of Kaiser Permanente […]

8 HMS Faculty Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Eight HMS faculty members are among 75 researchers and clinicians elected as regular members of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). One of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine, membership in NAM recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievements and commitment to service. Get more HMS news here The new […]

Innovative Technology Allows Pharmacies to Transfer Prescriptions to Medicine Tracking Apps

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Web Coast Apps LLC, WCA is announcing a new innovative capability for their MST mobile app to communicate with Pharmacy Management Systems.  This Patent Pending Technology allows partnering pharmacies to download customer prescriptions to the App efficiently. This innovative system is extremely value for people who take prescription medications […]

Pharma Failures Actually Advance Medicine

Pharma Failures Actually Advance Medicine

In a recent article in Chemistry World, the respected scientist and blogger, Dr. Derek Lowe, talks about major failures in the drug industry asking “What are the projects that drug companies wish they’d never started?” Certainly, one doesn’t enter pharmaceutical R&D if he or she is seeking immediate gratification or success. Creating new medicines is […]

Tuesday's papers: Fake medicine, dead fish and Stockmann's retreat from Russia

Image: AOP Financial paper Talouselämä reports that buying medicines online often involves many risks. Quoting the Finnish Medicines Agency Fimea, Talouselämä writes there are dozens of illegal online pharmacies that sell counterfeit products under well-known brand names. ”Nowadays, counterfeit medicines are very skillfully manufactured and it is almost impossible to distinguish them without laboratory tests,” […]

UAE withdraws popular diabetes medicine

The generic medicine was also withdrawn in Saudi Arabia for failing to comply with the branded product Dubai: The Ministry of Health and Prevention issued a circular on Monday withdrawing a diabetic medicine from the UAE market. The Dialon 500mg tablets contained the active ingredient metformin, which was manufactured by the pharmaceutical company Julphar. The circular stated […]

'To See the Suffering'

'To See the Suffering'

Many humanities professors these days feel besieged. Departments are being eliminated on some campuses. The job market is terrible. Politicians and pundits regularly question the importance of the humanities, especially in comparison with science fields. On Monday night, the 2018 Jefferson Lecture featured an argument that the humanities are needed more than ever, and in […]