Nobel Prize, Clinical Trials and More…

Surfing the web, I found these stories of interest:

    • The National Cancer Institute released a video on Patient Safety in Clinical Trials:

      • According to ScienceDaily, the University of Virginia School of Medicine has administered the first dose of an experimental immunotherapy for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The clinical trial participant was a 14 year old patient.
      • As reported in the New York Times, American Scientists Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physiology for Medicine for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling our biological clocks.