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Moving Science Forward — Dr. Russell M. Medford

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Entrepreneurial spirit is about taking risks and forging new paths, which is what defines Russell M. Medford, M.D., Ph.D. From the start, Dr. Medford has been drawn to pioneering research — investigating questions that don’t necessarily have immediate answers and addressing problems that require leaps into unchartered territories. As a student of cellular and molecular biology in the 1970s, he was part of an emerging field.
“We were writing the book, so to speak, as we were going along,” he says. “None of the research had been codified; unlike today, there were no books available with laboratory protocols nor were there companies that could simplify tasks such as isolating RNA or DNA. It was hit or miss. Blazing a trail turned out to be a component of science that I enjoyed, and this has followed me through my professional career…

Sidebars:
Forging a New Path In Chronic Inflammatory Disease
Science Friction
Journey of Discovery

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