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What does the Net Present Value have to do with preclinical drug discovery research?
May 5, 2017

When looking for Investors in the Life Science sector, entrepreneurial scientists and start-up companies have to deal with an unavoidable questions:…

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Number of citations as a measure of research quality – a dangerous approach
October 28, 2016

How Many Is Too Many? On the Relationship between Research Productivity and Impact. In this research article, published in PLOS One…

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29th ECNP Congress – Vienna 2016
October 24, 2016

Two reproducibility symposia were held during the 29th annual congress of European College of Neuropsychopharmacology on September 20, 2016 (link): For…

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World Congress on Alcohol and Alcoholism (Berlin, Sep 2-5, 2016)
September 22, 2016

Together with Rainer Spanagel (Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim) and Henry Kranzler (University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine), Anton…

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Martin C. Michel’s reason to join PAASP
September 22, 2016

In God we trust” is minted on each US coin. The evidence-based medicine movement has adapted this to “In God we…

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Retraction notice:
August 17, 2016

‘…There was no response from the authors despite our attempts to reach them and request to clarify these discrepancies. More importantly,…

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Retraction analysis: Can GSP governance make a difference?
March 20, 2016

During the past decade, the number of retractions increased dramatically, even when normalized by the total number of articles published in…

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What do people mean when saying that studies were done in a blinded fashion?
March 20, 2016

We have evaluated blinding procedures at 12 academic labs, 7 contract research organisations (CROs), and 4 industrial pharmacology labs and obtained…

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Meeting Report ‘Critique as a professional service?’ Berlin, Dec 2015
February 20, 2016

‘Critique as a professional service?’ was the title of the anniversary conference by the Institute for Research Information and Quality Assurance (iFQ) held…

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