Opinion - Identifying and hurdling obstacles to translational research

Ian Sabroe*, David Dockrell, Stefanie N. Vogel, Stephen A. Renshaw, Moira K. B. Whyte, Steven K. Dower

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Abstract

Although there is overwhelming pressure from funding agencies and the general public for scientists to bridge basic and translational studies, the fact remains that there are significant hurdles to overcome in order to achieve this goal. The purpose of this Opinion article is to examine the nature of these hurdles and to provide food for thought on the main obstacles that impede this process.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-82
Number of pages6
JournalNature Reviews Immunology
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2007

Keywords

  • BACTERIAL-INFECTIONS
  • BREAST-CANCER
  • ASTHMA
  • MODELS
  • IRAK-4
  • MICE
  • INTERLEUKIN-1
  • EXPRESSION
  • DISEASE

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