Respectful Insolence

Archives for March 6, 2007

Last week, I wrote a quick and (semi-) facetious piece about how my colleague and I are sweating to the NIH payline, as we wait to find out whether our R01 application will be funded or not. With its being rumored that National Cancer Institute (NCI) paylines will be in the range of the 12th…

Grand Rounds

The latest Grand Rounds has been posted at the abode of everyone’s favorite blogging emergency medicine doc, GruntDoc. It’s the fourth time that he’s hosted; so he’s an old pro at it now. Enjoy!

One byproduct of blogging that I had never anticipated when I started is how it sometimes gets me interested in scientific questions that I would never have paid much attention to before or looked into other than superficially. One such scientific question is whether dichloroacetate (DCA), the small molecule that was shown to have significant…