Swipe here to donate…Tissue donation for research: what’s your view? Blog and survey.

The aforementioned survey is after the blog post if you can't stand the thought of reading this intro..... I somehow think that 'data' will be a significant feature of my life over the next few weeks.  Next week I am a panellist at the NIHR/ABPI conference '360 of Health Data: Harnessing Big Data for Better … Continue reading Swipe here to donate…Tissue donation for research: what’s your view? Blog and survey.

Friday musings about tsars, conferences and stratified medicines

Today I started to think about the forthcoming INVOLVE national conference.  More particularly, what I want to say to this important gathering in less than a month's time.  This will be my first conference since taking over as Chair in June 2011 and, since then of course, I have also taken on the new National … Continue reading Friday musings about tsars, conferences and stratified medicines

New science networks herald more fertile ground for health innovation

If contemplating NHS change rest assured, and this from one who once visited Mt Etna, that the lava does solidify, some old structures do survive, and it is possible for new ones to be built with solid foundations. Herewith some new and some not so new 'kids' on the block in the world of research. … Continue reading New science networks herald more fertile ground for health innovation