SIDEBAR: Essence of Translational Research

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V. Craig Jordan, OBE, PhD, DScI like to do research where there is a clear implication for human beings. In the clinical research I have been doing year after year, we have discovered things about human beings that can now be understood in the context of laboratory research that is being done. That’s the essence of translational research. It is a conversation between the laboratory and the clinic. It’s nature communicating with us. If we ask a question of nature, nature doesn’t lie. It just tells you what the answer is. ■

V. Craig Jordan, OBE, PhD, DSc

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