Articles and video referencing the Rescuing Biomedical Research project:
NIH sets new postdoc stipend levels
ScienceCareers blog post by Maggie Kuo, 8/9/16
An update on the NIH’s new guidelines for postdoc salary following the update to the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime rule, featuring quotes from the directors of RBR and Future of Research, Chris Pickett and Gary McDowell, respectively.
Racism in the Research Lab
New York Times Opinion by Daniel Colón-Ramos and Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, 8/4/16
Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa and RBR Steering Committee member Daniel Colón-Ramos write about the realities of racism in the research lab and the necessity to confront it.
Steering the biomedical workforce away from the iceberg
Genes to Genomes blog post by Sarah Bay, 3/28/16
This article features RBR Steering Committee members Shirley Tilghman and Judith Kimble, RBR director Chris Pickett and Future of Research executive director Gary McDowell.
Meet the New Underclass: People with Ph.D.s in Science
i09 blog post by Mark Strauss, 10/08/14
This article touches upon the recent trends in the biomedical science career path, and reflects on the damaging effects of hypercompetition, referencing Rescuing U.S. Biomedical Research From its Systemic Flaws.
Glut of postdoc researchers stirs quiet crisis in science
Boston Globe article by Carolyn Y. Johnson, 10/7/14
Features quotes from Marc Kirschner and postdocs from the Boston area.
Top Scientists Suggest a Few Fixes for Medical Funding Crisis
NPR blog post by Richard Harris, 9/17/14
Interview with Dr. Harold Varmus
Saving U.S. Biomedical Research from Itself
The Burrill Report podcast by Daniel Levine, 4/28/14
Interview with Bruce Alberts on the imbalance in the supply and demand for researchers, the perverse incentives created in the current system, and what steps should be taken to remedy the situation.
On “Rescuing biomedical research from its systemic flaws
DrugMonkey blog post, 4/14/14
Reflections on Rescuing U.S. Biomedical Research From its Systemic Flaws