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Advocating for science: a summary of key skills learned through a series of workshops

Adriana Bankston, Sarah Mazzilli & Gary McDowell
Developing tools and skills for science advocacy are critical for postdocs looking to foster change in their institutions, in academia, or in society at large. The “Advocating for Science” symposium and workshop was co-organized in Boston in September 2016 as a joint venture between the Future of Research, Academics for the Future of Science, and the MIT Graduate Student Council, to help junior scientists learn skills for advocacy. In the workshop component of the meeting,...

Gaps in the cascade of care in two high HIV prevalence settings in Zimbabwe and Malawi

Nolwenn Conan, Cyrus Paye, Erica Simons, Abraham Mapfumo, Tsitsi Apollo, Alexander Chijuwa, Daniela Belan Garone, Reinaldo Ortuno, Eric Goemaere, Ousseni Tiemtore, Menard Chihana & David Maman
These slides were presented at the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Scientific Day Southern Africa 2017. To see more from this day click here.

Source data used as a basis for the findings in this study.

Simon Woods, Richard Pilling, Ivan Vidakovic, Alloush Al-Mothenna & Reza Mayahi
Data collected for this study was collected through Hull Royal Infirmary’s hip fracture database, which is gathered for the national hip fracture database (NHFD).

Series mRNA expression matrix

Ibai Goicoechea, Ricardo Rezola, María Arestin, María M. Caffarel, Ana Rosa Cortazar, Lorea Manterola, Marta Fernandez-Mercado, María Armesto, Carla Sole, Erika Larrea, Angela M. Araujo, Nerea Ancizar, Arrate Plazaola, Ander Urruticoechea, Arkaitz Carracedo, Irune Ruiz, Isabel Alvarez Lopez & Charles H. Lawrie
Expression Data set consisting of 2000 breast carcinoma. Platform: Affymetrix Human HT-12 V3 Array. Publicly available from http://www.cbioportal.org/study?id=brca_metabric#summary

Massive open online courses in health sciences from Latin American institutions in 2016.

Carlos Culquichicón, Luis M. Helguero-Santin, L. Max Labán-Seminario, Jaime A. Cardona-Ospina, Omar A. Aboshady & Ricardo Correa

Referee report. For: Interventions at the end of life – a taxonomy for ‘overlapping consensus’ [version 1; referees: 2 approved, 1 approved with reservations]

Crystal Noronha, Gail Teachman, Basem Danish, Harprit K. Singh, Mark Keboa, Martine Lévesque, Raissa Passos Dos Santos, Renata Bubadué & Mary Ellen Macdonald

Predicting novel metabolic pathways through subgraph mining

Aravind Sankar, Sayan Ranu & Karthik Raman
In this talk, we present our tool, ReactionMiner, that can predict metabolic pathways to novel (unseen) molecules, by subgraph mining a reaction database, and using only the chemical structures of the molecules in the database. Our tool ReactionMiner is available from https://github.com/RamanLab/ReactionMiner

A drug-centric view of drug development: How drugs spread from disease to disease

Raul Rodriguez-Esteban
Drugs are often seen as ancillary to the purpose of fighting diseases. Here an alternative view is proposed in which they occupy a spearheading role. In this view, drugs are technologies with an inherent therapeutic potential. Once created, they can spread from disease to disease independently of the drug creator’s original intentions. Through the analysis of extensive literature and clinical trial records, it can be observed that successful drugs follow a life cycle in which...

Cancer patients presenting at the emergency department

Felipe Batalini, Millena Gomes, Fábio I, Flávio Kuwae, Giselle Macanhan & Julio L.B. Pereira

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