Clinical research interrupted by Covid-19 

I estimate that over 600k patients have been enrolled in clinical trials that were terminated, suspended or withdrawn due to Covid-19

Parkinson's research ethics 

> Experimental Parkinson’s treatment draws ethics scrutiny with wealthy donor selected as first patient

> The problem here isn’t that Lopez received a transplant that thousands of other Parkinson’s patients wish they could try, but that a massive research effort was launched on his behalf because he paid for it.

Paper from colleagues in my research group 

"Ethical development of stem-cell-based interventions" by MacPherson and Kimmelman.

New paper bragging 

New paper!

"Impact of Precision Medicine on Efficiencies of Novel Drug Development in Cancer" by Sarvas et al :OpenAccess: :doi:

Saying hi! 

A re- post!

I'm the research fairy, here to make your academic problems disappear! 🧚‍♂️ 🌈

Recent experimental medicine PhD graduate from McGill in . Research interests include: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Expect a lot of posts about :Trek: if you follow me, though

Drug development ethics 

> Postmarketing commitments for novel drugs and biologics approved by the US Food and Drug Administration: a cross-sectional analysis

Turns out that most postmarketing commitments *are* followed-up with registered clinical trials (~90%), although there is a low rate of publication (~48%)

New friends on the Fediverse so here's a re-!

I'm The research fairy, here to make your academic problems disappear

I'm also admin for

I am a doctoral candidate at in in Experimental Medicine, with an MA in and a BA in

I write here about , other TV shows (:ReBoot:, sorry), , academia generally, and being a queer

I try to balance anger, levity and sincerity and I just want the best for you all

Congrats to my colleague Carole on her new paper published today!

Assessment of Pregabalin Postapproval Trials and the Suggestion of Efficacy for New Indications


Hi everyone! I'm a PhD candidate at in , researching , or specifically

I love , , #🍍, and I'm very very queer ()


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