• Vol. 43 No. 8, 422–424
  • 15 August 2014

How to Bridge the “Valley of Death” Between a Research Discovery and Clinical Application?

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As physicians, one of the key questions we often ask is, “How do we bring new understanding of disease mechanisms and better treatments to our patients?” Is there a process whereby scientific discoveries are identified, assessed and adopted by physicians, healthcare providers and policy makers to ensure our patients benefit from these innovations?

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