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    On Vaccines, Trump Should Rely on Science

    Jan 25, 2017

    Research has proven that vaccines are extremely safe and effective. The public health implications of questioning this are serious. America should take every opportunity to protect kids by vaccinating them against every vaccine-preventable disease.

  • MRSA bacteria or superbug bacteria

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    Europe's Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance

    Nov 3, 2016

    The EC's AMR Action Plan included measures to ensure antimicrobials are used more appropriately in both humans and animals and measures to stimulate R&D of new antibiotics. One area that was not sufficiently covered was the environment.

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    Organization of and Allocation of Resources to Biomedical Research and Development.

    Analytically, research and development are distinguished as follows: (1) Development involves improvement of a technology whose dimensions are known; in research, unknown. (2) Development generally involves the ultimate production of a marketable pr...

    Jan 1, 1972

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    Mathematical Problems Arising in Biomedical Research.

    An examination of mathematical problems in biomedical research. Discussed are (1) analytic problems originating in chemotherapy; (2) aspects of the heart-lung complex; (3) questions initiated by cardiology; and (4) problems stimulated by current rese...

    Jan 1, 1965

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    The Manuscripts of Social Welfare

    The author invites the attention of American archivists and social work leaders to the nature of social welfare from a record-keeping standpoint.

    Jan 1, 1960

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    Representation of Events in Nerve Nets and Finite Automata

    An elementary exposition of the problems and results obtained during investigations in August, 1951, of the kinds of events any finite automation can respond to by assuming one of certain states.

    Dec 15, 1951

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    Philip S. Anton

    Senior Information Scientist
    Education Ph.D. and M.S. in information and computer science (artificial intelligence and computational neuroscience), University of California, Irvine; B.S. in engineering (computer engineering), University of California, Los Angeles

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    Sangita M. Baxi

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.S. in biology, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor; M.A.S. in health policy & law, University of California - San Diego and California Western School of Law

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    Adam Bertscher

    Research Assistant
    Education M.P.H. in health systems, University of Cape Town; B.A. (Hons) in psychology, University of South Africa; B.Soc.Sci. in philosophy and psychology, University of Cape Town

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    Camilla d'Angelo

    Analyst
    Education Ph.D. in experimental psychology, University of Cambridge; B.Sc. (Hons) in pharmacology, University College London

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    Meghan Franco

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.S. in biological sciences, concentration in biology and society, Arizona State University

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    Suzanne Lee Genc

    Associate Physical Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in physics, University of California, Irvine

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    Daniel M. Gerstein

    Senior Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in biodefense, George Mason University; M.S. in national security, National Defense University; M.M.A.S. in national security strategy, U.S. Army Command & General Staff College; M.S. in operations research, Georgia Institute of Technology; B.S. in engineering, United States Military Academy

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    Jakub P. Hlavka

    Adjunct Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.A. in international affairs, Georgetown University; B.Sc. in international trade, University of Economics, Prague

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    Catriona Manville

    Research Leader
    Education Ph.D. in biochemistry, Newcastle University; B.Sc. in biochemistry, Newcastle University

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    Samantha McBirney

    Associate Engineer
    Education Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, University of Southern Calif; M.S. in biomedical engineering, University of Southern Calif; B.S. in biomechanical engineering, UC Berkeley

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    Claire E. O'Hanlon

    Adjunct Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.P.P., University of Chicago; B.S. in engineering, Harvey Mudd College

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    Sarah Parks

    Senior Analyst
    Education Ph.D. in computational biology, University of Cambridge; M.Phil. in computational biology, University of Cambridge; B.A. in mathematics, University of Cambridge

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    Benjamin Lee Preston

    Director, Community Health and Environmental Policy Program; Senior Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in environmental biology, Georgia Institute of Technology; B.S. in biology, College of William & Mary

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    Andrea Richardson

    Policy Researcher; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.S. in math, University of Chicago; M.P.H. in epidemiology, Emory University; Ph.D. in nutrition epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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    Daniela Rodriguez-Rincon

    Analyst
    Education Ph.D. in medicine, University of Cambridge; M.Sc. in medical microbiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; B.Sc. in biology, Complutense University of Madrid