Description: Students gain experience in critical reading of scientific literature with an emphasis on analyzing clinical controversies and emerging technologies in subject areas that have been or could become sources of entrepreneurial activity. Students required to analyze a variety of topics in the scientific literature, including screening for and cost-effectiveness of early detection of cancer, theraputic opportunities in oncology, evaluation of immunotoxins and antibody therapies, and new prospects for the treatment of autoimmune disorders. To support the discussion of these topics, outside experts may be invited to participate as facilitators.
Course #: 15.122
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