The 2010 Roche – Nature Medicine Translational Neuroscience Symposium

The 2010 Roche – Nature Medicine Translational Neuroscience Symposium

This past April, we were supposed to hold the 2010 Roche – Nature Medicine Translational Neuroscience Symposium “”http://www.nature.com/natureconferences/tns2010/index.html”>Innovative Translational Approaches to Brain Disorders” in Buonas, Switzerland.  Read more

The harder they fall

The harder they fall

Pretty busy week over at the JAMA offices. First came the report that one of its editors had called a whistleblower a “”http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2009/03/13/jama-editor-calls-critic-a-nobody-and-a-nothing/“>nobody and a nothing”, report that was accompanied by a pretty long series of comments from outraged readers.  Read more

Missing hope

The New York Times, which has the kind of web tools that some of us can only dream about, published a couple of days ago an interactive feature called “”http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/01/15/us/politics/20090115_HOPE.html?partner=permalink&exprod=permalink”>I hope so, too”. The newspaper asked 200 people to state their greatest hopes for what Barack Obama might accomplish during his presidency, and then invited readers to choose the hopes they agree with.  Read more

Election 2008

Election 2008

Some of you may have already seen it, but I would encourage to have a look at the excellent special news section on the 2008 US election that my colleagues Roxanne Khamsi, Coco Ballantyne and Charlotte Schubert put together for our October issue. It’s great stuff and a perfect complement to the related special that Nature published several weeks ago.  Read more