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Jan 10 2017

23 drug studies

As 2017 kicks off I take a look back at the range of drug studies I was involved with in 2016. Name or no name investigational products Oral, subcutaneous, inhaled, intravenous Single dose, multiple dose First in man, more testing 30 years later Proof of...

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Aug 10 2016

Of mice and then men

Drug development typically follows a path from theory and concept, to drug/chemical/biological production, to test tube testing for in vitro efficacy, to animal testing to early phase I first in human testing. A crucial step in understanding the behaviour of a drug and safety analysis before...

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Aug 10 2016

Working in a Phase I trials unit

A few months ago I started working for a Phase I clinical trials unit as a medical officer/sub-investigator after 17 years in clinical practice. What is a Phase I study ? A Phase I study is usually a first-in-human study of a new experimental medication in healthy volunteers. ...

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Apr 11 2016

Adelaide Festival Nelken 2016

During the Adelaide Festival I had "an experience", we can call it, of Pina Bausch Nelken. I survived the performance. Pina Bausch is a highly regarded modern ballet/dance choreographer who produces polarising work. It was amazing to see such a complex piece performed in Adelaide, normally reserved...

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