“This unique event will bring together world leaders in research on depression”

This event hosted by the Royal Society of Medicine will take place at 1 Wimpole Street, London on the 29th January 2019. It has been approved for 6 CPD points. … Continue reading “This unique event will bring together world leaders in research on depression”

Paid opinion leaders and GSK

The quote above is from Corridors of power, Chapter 5, by C P. Snow: The following U-turn by GSK was reported in the BMJ: This led the BMJ Editor in Chief … Continue reading Paid opinion leaders and GSK

“He delivered piercing insights”

The Royal College of Psychiatrists describes “7 highlights” from its “sold-out”, and no doubt lucrative, International Congress 2018 which this year was held in Birmingham. The Royal College of Psychiatrists … Continue reading “He delivered piercing insights”

“The Inflamed Mind”

A few weeks ago, on my way to work, I was listening to Radio Scotland. One of the lead news reports was based on an interview with Professor Ed Bullmore … Continue reading “The Inflamed Mind”

The lawn was white with doctors

               

Science radically different from the past

Four small molecules, the nucleotides – or bases – adenine, cytosine, guanine and thymidine: (A, C, G and T). At King’s College London, the biophysicist Maurice Wilkins and the X-ray … Continue reading Science radically different from the past

Truth of an industry and the transparency of a profession

GlaxoSmithKline is fined record $3bn in US, published 3 July 2012 Reply by Dr Peter J Gordon as rapid-response to the BMJ, 10th July 2012. Truth of an industry and … Continue reading Truth of an industry and the transparency of a profession