Who is afraid of … granny?

Thoughts on: Why you shouldn’t fear the gray tsunami, David Rotman, 21 Aug 2019 The above article kept cropping up in my Twitter feed a few times until I finally gave in and read it. It discusses a topic I feel strongly about. Ageism. Rotman’s article makes many great points and made me mull over my own thoughts.

Paying for patient expertise

Scientists in academic or other institutions use the unique insights patients provide to inform their research. Pharmaceutical companies oftentimes look for customer input primarily in late development stages. So far however, their main focus has been on physicians. Working with all stakeholders, including patients, early in the R&D process can help make it more productive and lower development costs by […]