A group of researchers at Stanford and elsewhere is retracting a 2013 paper that another scientist told Nature was “one of the biggest things to happen in the narcolepsy field for some time.” The Science Translational Medicine paper caused a buzz because it claimed to show that narcolepsy was an autoimmune disease. Here’s the notice: A.K. …
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What is orthomolecular medicine ? You can trace every sickness, every disease and every ailment to a mineral deficiency," Dr. Linus Pauling, the only person in history who was awarded two unshared Nobel prizes. "Orthomolecular Medicine is the achievement and preservation of the best health and the prevention and treatment of disease by varying concentrations in the human body of substances that are normally present in the human body and are required for health."
2014 Clinical Translational Scientist Career Achievement recipient Dr. Ralph Clayman. Dean Clayman's focus has been the use of technology to transform surgical procedures to minimally invasive and noninvasive therapies which have proven to be equally effective and a better option for the patient. Dr. Clayman is universally recognized as a world-class physician scientist in urology and beyond. www.icts.uci.edu
Jan 2016 The Translational Scientist article: "Untangling Tau As a neurologist, Bradley Hyman has seen first-hand the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on patients and their families. His lab examines the genetic and neuropathophysiological factors that play a part in the disease, and recently discovered a rare pathological form of the tau protein, which may hold the key to how Alzheimer’s spreads through the brain."