3 reasons why translational research has seen little successShared by:
The media has been constantly reporting breakthrough discoveries in medical research, so much so that it is no longer exhilarating to read about the "next cure for cancer" or "how to live forever". Nonetheless, rarely these discoveries can be translated into useful, practical and realistic medical treatments for real patients. Experts believe that the average success rate to “translate” laboratory findings into fruitful clinical trials is a miserable 8% (1).
11 Oct 2016 - General