What if you only have $2 million to give
Mankind is on the cusp of major advancements in medicine. Literally hundreds of break-through therapies are making their way through the research pipeline. This due to in-part to major advancements in basic research in the 1990's: DNA, stem cells, biologics, nano-technology, etc.
While the potential of these advances in medicine is incredibly exciting, there is a looming problem that is sure to slow things down unless it is addressed. There are not enough physicians conducting clinical trials.
It's not that doctors don't want to do research. They do. In fact, 97% of physicians practicing in the US have said they would participate in clinical research if they had access to a facility that is dedicated to medical research.
We are looking for a foundation or wealthy individual with $2 to 20 million available to endow such a facility. With your help, we will create a non-profit, state-of-the-art research center that
* is designed to do medical research
* has a dedicated staff that specializes in clinical research, and
* is self-sustaining.
We can locate this facility anywhere you want. It can specialize in any disease or medical condition or patient population you want. We will name it whatever you want. Because your gift will endow a perpetual institution, your legacy will live on forever.
Swipe right to make the connections that could change your career.
Swipe right. Match. Meet over coffee or set up a call.
No, we aren't talking about Tinder. Introducing Shapr, a free app that helps people with synergistic professional goals and skill sets easily meet and collaborate.
A new study explores how certain personality traits affect individuals' attitudes on obesity in others.
- The study compared personality traits and obesity views among more than 3,000 mothers.
- The results showed that the personality traits neuroticism and extraversion are linked to more negative views and behaviors related to obesity.
- People who scored high in conscientiousness are more likely to experience "fat phobia.
The rise of anti-scientific thinking and conspiracy is a concerning trend.
- Fifty years later after one of the greatest achievements of mankind, there's a growing number of moon landing deniers. They are part of a larger trend of anti-scientific thinking.
- Climate change, anti-vaccination and other assorted conspiratorial mindsets are a detriment and show a tangible impediment to fostering real progress or societal change.
- All of these separate anti-scientific beliefs share a troubling root of intellectual dishonesty and ignorance.
The history of the Geneva Conventions tells us how the international community draws the line on brutality.
- Henry Dunant's work led to the Red Cross and conventions on treating prisoners humanely.
- Four Geneva Conventions defined the rules for prisoners of war, torture, naval and medical personnel and more.
- Amendments to the agreements reflect the modern world but have not been ratified by all countries.
SMARTER FASTER trademarks owned by The Big Think, Inc. All rights reserved.