Dr. Thon

CEO/CSO, Platelet BioGenesis
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Identifying the needs and best practices for supporting translational research

I recently had the opportunity to participate in a working group that reviewed the National Institutes of Health’s foray into translational research funding. The first installment is now available at The Black Hole.

Identifying the needs and best practices for supporting translational research

Q&A ON TRANSLATING YOUR SCIENCE – PART 2

The seventh installment of an edited transcript from a talk I gave at the medical device development course, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA) on entrepreneurship is now available at The Black Hole.

Q&A on translating your science – part 2

Q&A on translating your science

The sixth installment of an edited transcript from a talk I gave at the medical device development course, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA) on entrepreneurship is now available at The Black Hole.

Q&A on translating your science

When starting a company, you need to move out of your academic lab

The fifth installment of an edited transcript from a talk I gave at the medical device development course, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA) on entrepreneurship is now available at The Black Hole.

When starting a company, you need to move out of your academic lab

How to establish executive and advisory teams for your business venture

The fourth installment of an edited transcript from a talk I gave at the medical device development course, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA) on entrepreneurship is now available at The Black Hole.

How to establish executive and advisory teams for your business venture

Identifying the milestones in your translational venture

The third installment of an edited transcript from a talk I gave at the medical device development course, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA) on entrepreneurship is now available at The Black Hole.

Identifying the milestones in your translational venture

Raising awareness on the disparity of women in science and the impact of implicit bias

A guest post from Dr. Kellie Machlus, who asks the question: what processes can we set in place to guard against implicit bias and increase diversity in our ranks?

Raising awareness on the disparity of women in science and the impact of implicit bias

Proposed U.S. budget cuts spell disaster for discovery research

Last week United States President Donald Trump outlined a budget proposal for the 2018 fiscal year that would cut more than $54 billion from U.S. non-defense discretionary programs, including nearly $6 billion (19 percent) from the National Institutes of Health. Our response is now available at The Black Hole.

Proposed U.S. budget cuts spell disaster for discovery research

What to do before pursuing science translation through entrepreneurship

The second installment of an edited transcript from a talk I gave at the medical device development course, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA) on entrepreneurship is now available at The Black Hole.

What to do before pursuing science translation through entrepreneurship

Why you should translate your discoveries from bench to bedside

The first installment of an edited transcript from a talk I gave at the medical device development course, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA) on entrepreneurship is now available at The Black Hole.

Why you should translate your discoveries from bench to bedside

How to find a job that leverages what you love

The third installment of a multi-part series on career options for young scientists is now available at The Black Hole.

How to find a job that leverages what you love

Science careers outside of the academe

The second installment of a multi-part series on career options for young scientists is now available at The Black Hole.

Science careers outside of the academe

Academe and industry are not your only career choices as a life sciences scholar

The first installment of a multi-part series on career options for young scientists is now available at The Black Hole.

Academe and industry are not your only career choices as a life sciences scholar

The line between successful academic and unemployment is razor thin

The twelfth installment of a multi-part series on how to pursue an academic faculty appointment is now available at The Black Hole.

The line between successful academic and unemployment is razor thin

Negotiating your lab and office space requirements

The eleventh installment of a multi-part series on how to pursue an academic faculty appointment is now available at The Black Hole.

Negotiating your lab and office space requirements

Finding a suitable home for your research program – part 3, verifying fit

The tenth installment of a multi-part series on how to pursue an academic faculty appointment is now available at The Black Hole.

Finding a suitable home for your research program – part 3, verifying fit

Finding a suitable home for your research program – part 2, budgeting and resources

The ninth installment of a multi-part series on how to pursue an academic faculty appointment is now available at The Black Hole.

Finding a suitable home for your research program – part 2, budgeting and resources

Finding a suitable home for your research program – Part 1, reviewing the offer

The eighth installment of a multi-part series on how to pursue an academic faculty appointment is now available at The Black Hole.

Finding a suitable home for your research program – Part 1, reviewing the offer

Facing facts: the harsh realities of the academic job hunt

The seventh installment of a multi-part series on how to pursue an academic faculty appointment is now available at The Black Hole.

Facing facts: the harsh realities of the academic job hunt

The actual job interview – what to expect

The sixth installment of a multi-part series on how to pursue an academic faculty appointment is now available at The Black Hole.

The actual job interview – what to expect

Preparing for the academic job interview

The fifth installment of a multi-part series on how to pursue an academic faculty appointment is now available at The Black Hole.

Preparing for the academic job interview

Major policy changes needed to bring academia into the 21st century

A compilation of major policy changes needed to improve academia, which have been gathered into topics and linked to previous posts is now available at The Black Hole.

Major policy changes needed to bring academia into the 21st century

Preparing your application package for an academic job

The fourth installment of a multi-part series on how to pursue an academic faculty appointment is now available at The Black Hole.

Preparing your application package for an academic job

The academic job search – getting your foot in the door

The third installment of a multi-part series on how to pursue an academic faculty appointment is now available at The Black Hole.

The academic job search – getting your foot in the door