Innovative Research in Life Sciences: Pathways to Scientific Impact, Public Health Improvement, and Economic Progress

Author(s): E. Andrew Balas

Date: Format: PDF Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 1119225868
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A comprehensive review of the research phase of life sciences from design to discovery with suggestions to improve innovation

This vital resource explores the creative processes leading to biomedical innovation, identifies the obstacles and best practices of innovative laboratories, and supports the production of effective science. Innovative Research in Life Sciences draws on lessons from 400 award-winning scientists and research from leading universities. The book explores the innovative process in life sciences and puts the focus on how great ideas are born and become landmark scientific discoveries. The text provides a unique resource for developing professional competencies and applied skills of life sciences researchers.

The book examines what happens before the scientific paper is submitted for publication or the innovation becomes legally protected. This phase is the most neglected but most exciting in the process of scientific creativity and innovation. The author identifies twelve competencies of innovative biomedical researchers that described and analyzed. This important resource:

Highlights the research phase from design to discovery that precedes innovation disclosure
Offers a step by step explanation of how to improve innovation
Offers solutions for improving research and innovation productivity in the life sciences
Contains a variety of statistical databases and a vast number of stories about individual discoveries
Includes a process of published studies and national statistics of biomedical research and reviews the performance of research labs and academic institutions
Written for academics and researchers in biomedicine, pharmaceutical science, life sciences, drug discovery, pharmacology, Innovative Research in Life Sciences offers a guide to the creative processes leading to biomedical innovation and identifies the best practices of innovative scientists and laboratories.