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Translational Research

Rebuilding American Manufacturing Powerhouse

Sridhar Kota | Posted 09.10.2014 | Technology
Sridhar Kota

Over the past few decades, we've learned the hard way that once manufacturing is gone, engineering know-how quickly follows, and then later on innovation and our national security suffers the consequences. That's a place that America has never been before.

Academia, Applied Research and Your Tax Dollars

Dr. Paul Marantz | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Dr. Paul Marantz

There is no question that without public financing, scientific inquiry in the U.S. would not be so robust as it is, and we need continued and growing research funding to secure a bright future.

Science, Cures and All the Stuff In Between

Margaret Anderson | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science
Margaret Anderson

The outlook for science has never been brighter -- we know more today than ever before about the molecular basis for thousands of diseases that impact millions of patients -- but the outlook for funding has also never been bleaker.

Did Texas Cancer Research Institute Meddle With Peer Review?

Paul Raeburn | Posted 12.26.2012 | Media
Paul Raeburn

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, created with $3 billion of state taxpayer money, is now facing charges that it meddled with peer review to award contracts to preferred candidates.

Patients Need Discoveries Translated to New Therapies

Margaret Anderson | Posted 12.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Anderson

Despite our strong national commitment to medical research, the advances achieved in basic science are not being translated into new therapies, better prevention strategies and cures fast enough.