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Derek Lowe The 2002 Model

Dbl%20new%20portrait%20B%26W.png After 10 years of blogging. . .

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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Category Archives

August 29, 2005

Nature Doesn't Care: Latest in a Series

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Posted by Derek

Not only New Orleans, but Gulfport, Biloxi, Mobile. . .here's the Red Cross online donation page.

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April 13, 2005

Vaccines by the Dozen

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Posted by Derek

After mentioning Jonas Salk, I should also note the recent death of a vaccine wizard, Maurice Hilleman. This Slate article is a good introduction to the man.

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December 8, 2004

Follow Which Money Where?

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I'm glad that someone else had trouble figuring out what the big deal is with this New York Times article on FDA user fees. Over at Slate, Jack Shafer saves me a lot of effort with this excellent piece.

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An Experiment in Progress?

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Posted by Derek

The BBC says that HIV-positive kids in New York are being given toxic drugs in the name of research. Can you believe them? Guess. (Thanks to Electrolite for the link.)

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December 7, 2004

Alex Tabarrok on Me-Too Drugs

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Posted by Derek

Here's the first of a promised series of posts over at Marginal Revolution. I'll wait until the end before adding my comments.

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