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Using Old Drugs Against a New Virus

Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt was a Scottish meteorologist who developed a low-tech radar system to help forecast the weather. In 1935, he convinced the British government to use his far-from-perfect...

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MIT Innovation Lab Presentation

This past Thursday, February 28th, I was honored to stand before some of the world’s greatest thinkers, industry game-changers, and leaders of innovation in the US Army, Navy, NASA, Ford,...

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Serendipity & Drug Repurposing

Serendipity is understood to mean the fortuitous discovery of that which we didn’t set out to seek. Usually, we think of science as following well-defined logical processes and that new...

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In Experts We Trust

In light of the advances in knowledge and education wouldn’t we expect modern, sophisticated human beings to be more discerning and less naive than their forebears? Wouldn’t it be logical...

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Think! See No Boxes

Some years ago, while helping a young man suffering from treatment-resistant colitis (inflammation of the large intestine) I came across several safe, little-known treatments using existing approved drugs that originally...

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Saving Time – Welcome and Thank you

Some years ago I visited a researcher at one of the leading universities on the US East Coast. This researcher, a distinguished professor with many awards, discovered a treatment that...

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