Changing the mindset in life sciences toward translation: A consensus

Georg N Duda, David Grainger, Megan L Frisk, Leena Bruckner-Tuderman, Andrew Carr, Ulrich Dirnagl, Karl Max Einhaupl, Stephen Gottschalk, Elliott Gruskin, Christoph Huber, Carl H June, David J Mooney, Ernst Th Rietschel, Georg Schutte, Werner Seeger, Molly Morag Stevens, Robert Urban, Alex Veldman, Gunther Wess, Hans-Dieter Volk

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The pace of basic discoveries in all areas of biomedicine is accelerating. Yet, translation of this knowledge into concrete improvements in clinical medicine continues to lag behind the pace of discovery. Stakeholders from around the world who seek successful biomedical translation met in May 2014 in Berlin, Germany, to identify barriers and redefine translation by critically analyzing characteristics of successful endeavors.
Original languageEnglish
Article number 264cm12
Pages (from-to)1 - 6
Number of pages6
JournalScience Translational Medicine
Issue number264
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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