Why industry, government, and academia must work together
Leaders in academia, business, and government—who often find themselves at cross–purposes during the innovation process—agreed at an April workshop that they must work together to produce medical devices and bring them to market. The panelists who spoke at “An Introduction to Device Innovation and Development at Yale” said that despite having different goals and areas of expertise, stakeholders must listen to one another. “None of us can do this by ourselves,” said Jon Soderstrom, Ph.D., managing director of the Office of Cooperative Research (OCR), which co–sponsored the workshop in Fitkin Amphitheatre together with the School of
Found in translation
A cell is a cell is a cell, researchers say, as Drosophila, yeast and other model organisms yield clues to human illness—and increasingly suggest paths to improved treatments. Translational research at Yale has been enriched by unusually good crosstalk between basic scientists and clinicians.