Interview With Journalist and Author Dr. Jon Palfreman

Jon Palfreman is a reporter, writer, producer, director and educator best known for his documentary work on Frontline and Nova. He has won awards for his journalism, including the Peabody Award, Emmy Award, the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton, Writers Guild of America Award, and the AAAS-Westinghouse Science in Journalisim Award. Palfreman has written, directed and produced documentaries on a wide range of topics, […]

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Interview with Stem Cell Pioneer Prof. Roger Barker

Roger A. Barker is the Professor of Clinical Neuroscience and Honorary Consultant in Neurology at the University of Cambridge and at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. He trained at Oxford and London and has been in his current position for over ten years having completed an MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowship just prior to this. His main interests are […]

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Road to Collaboration 1 – Engaging PwP in research

I am grateful to Ben Stecher for publishing the  first edition of this article and  introducing me to PRAG.  Let’s start with a simple generic question. Will the life science researcher engage with the layman?  Obviously yes if the layman is, or possesses, something the researcher needs. Most likely not if the researcher believes the layman […]

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Interview With Clinical Trial Expert Dr. Peter Schmidt

The following first appeared on tmrwedition.   Peter Schmidt, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President, Chief Research & Clinical Officer, at the Parkinson’s Foundation and oversees research, education and outreach initiatives. Dr. Schmidt leads the foundation’s Parkinson’s Outcomes Project, the largest clinical study ever conducted in Parkinson’s disease and is active in research on diverse clinical areas in Parkinson’s. He […]

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