March Today, just 1 in 5,000 experimental compounds proves safe and effective enough to reach patients. For new drugs, the road to hospitals and clinics is steep and long. Researchers screen countless promising compounds, but they choose only a few to begin clinical trials. Of those selected, roughly 9 out of 10 will fail. For that […]
Bodywork: A link between irritable bowel syndrome and gravity?
A friend sent me an article suggesting that gravity might be a factor in causing irritable bowel syndrome. Could this really be true? And if so, what does it mean for people affected by this condition?
Bodywork: Time for another Covid booster?
Each week, OMRF Vice President of Research Dr. Rod McEver opens “Adam’s Journal” to answer a medical question from Adam Cohen, OMRF’s senior vice president & general counsel. Adam’s Journal Here’s a question from a reader: Dear Dr. McEver, I got my fourth Covid vaccination in September. I am at high risk because of my […]
Election to the National Academy of Medicine is but the latest first for Dr. Judith James Dr. Judith James can’t remember not wanting to be a doctor. As a 5-year-old, James, who had severe asthma, shared her career intentions with her pediatrician. “He said if I wanted to become a nurse, he would be happy […]
OMRF’s education programs enjoyed a record summer in 2022. For most students, summer means late nights, lake days and snooze buttons. But for those who spend the dog days in OMRF’s labs, it’s mice, pipettes and data analysis. Despite the obvious appeal of a lazy few months between semesters, in recent years, OMRF has seen […]
Tom and Judy Love Foundation donates $200,000 to OMRF
Gift will benefit Arthritis and Clinical Immunology Research Program