Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, Published online: 20 May 2019; doi:10.1038/s41571-019-0230-4 My husband's diagnosis with melanoma and our struggle to access effective therapy challenged what I had learnt about medical research. I have since founded a patient network, becoming a vocal advocate for patient-centric drug development. Herein, I discuss some of the lessons I have learnt.
Nature Medicine, Published online: 20 May 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-019-0447-x A convolutional neural network performs automated prediction of malignancy risk of pulmonary nodules in chest CT scan volumes and improves accuracy of lung cancer screening.
Nature Medicine, Published online: 20 May 2019; doi:10.1038/s41591-019-0441-3 New immune biomarkers of exposure to tuberculosis may require a rethink of evidence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and control.
Many women military veterans turn to the Veterans Administration (VA) for health care and social services only as a 'last resort' or 'safety net,' typically for an emergency or catastrophic health event, or when private health insurance is unaffordable.
MedStar Franklin Square is the first medical facility in the state to offer endoscopic lung volume reduction (ELVR), using a new FDA-approved lung valve that is positioned in damaged lung airways without surgery, and allows patients with severe emphysema to breathe easier.
The June issue of SLAS Technology features the article, 'Next Generation Compound Delivery to Support Miniaturized Biology,' which focuses on the challenges of changing the established screening paradigm to support the needs of modern drug discovery.