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Derek Lowe, an Arkansan by birth, got his BA from Hendrix College and his PhD in organic chemistry from Duke before spending time in Germany on a Humboldt Fellowship on his post-doc. He's worked for several major pharmaceutical companies since 1989 on drug discovery projects against schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, diabetes, osteoporosis and other diseases. To contact Derek email him directly: Twitter: Dereklowe

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February 19, 2007

You Want Me to Just Talk? No Problem.

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Posted by Derek

I'm headed out tomorrow afternoon to Washington, DC, for this conference on "The Media and Medical Science", sponsored by the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest. They've asked me to participate on one of the panels, namely "Does Media Coverage Reflect Reality, and Does It Matter?"

Since I've no problem unburdening myself of my opinions, this should be pretty enjoyable (for me, anyway - the audience will have to take its chances). Should any readers be in the area and able to attend, I'll look forward to meeting you!

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1. milkshake on February 19, 2007 11:37 PM writes...

Please tell them about the role of lazy media in biotech industry startup scams.

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2. Tim Mayer on February 20, 2007 10:45 AM writes...

Give 'em hell, Derek!

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3. anonymous for this one on February 20, 2007 11:34 AM writes...

Hey! Is the conference free? Maybe I'll come down and watch. I read this blog and comment all the time, it wouldn't be out of my way to take a quick trip to the Hyatt.

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4. Derek Lowe on February 20, 2007 3:22 PM writes...

As far as I know, it's free. I think that there's a registration form on the CMPI site, but as far as I know you would be able to walk in as well.

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5. Chris Truelove on February 20, 2007 5:18 PM writes...

I'll be there tomorrow for the PDUFA panel. I'll be at the conference early enough tomorrow to catch yours.

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