|Biotech Due Diligence||
The world of biotech suffered a great loss in 2019 with the passing on Michael Becker. Be sure to take in the tributes to Michael from around the Twitterverse.
Closing out another year at BiotechDueDIligence, thank you for following along! Enjoy another round-up of scientific and medical journal articles driving the conversation and newsflow in biotech.
I Thought Being a Health Care Reporter Would Make Cancer Easier. I Was Wrong.
Alexandra Glorioso (Politico Magazine)
Meet the pigs that could solve the human organ transplant crisis
Karen Weintraub (MIT Technology Review)
The Director of the NIH Lays Out His Vision of the Future of Medical Science
Francis Collins (Time)
In a rural Wisconsin village, the doctor makes house calls — and sees some of the rarest diseases on Earth
Mark Johnson (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
‘I just want to live’: California man pleads with scientists around the world to ‘CRISPR me’
Sharon Begley (STAT News)
As you may know, I maintain an extensive list of book recommendations for the biotech enthusiast on a "Amazon Influencer" page. After the latest update there are well over 100 titles! I recently analyzed the data to come up with the most popular titles among my followers (perhaps the full list is a bit intimidating):
You can link to this list over at Amazon. For the Kindle-inclined, there is a $5 off $20 promotion ongoing.
Sorry for the delay, enjoy the next installment of the biotech Journal Watch - key scientific and medical journal articles that are driving the news cycle and discussion in recent weeks.
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