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The first author of a scientific paper in biology/biomedicine is typically the person who did the hands-on laboratory work, usually a graduate student or young postdoctoral researcher.
Historically, the model has also helped preserve biomedicine’s demographic status quo—that is, a preponderance of white male scientists—and hindered entry into the profession by those outside the scientific mainstream.
Famous ethical breaches—the withholding of treatment in the Tuskegee syphilis study, for example, or the unconsented banking of cancerous tissue from Henrietta Lacks—suggest that public mistrust of biomedicine might also be bred along moral lines.
Since that story, the conflict between Gustavo German, a Harvard doctoral student in biomedicine, and Lee Rubin, a prominent stem cell researcher, has continued to evolve.
For example, the Marine Research Hub, which is a partnership between the region’s four major universities, is inventorying hundreds of cutting-edge research projects from reef restoration and biomedicine, to fisheries and ecosystems.
Then in March, the Trump administration unveiled a 2018 federal budget proposal that sought to slash federal funding for research on biomedicine, climate and the environment.
The findings have led some experts to conclude that biomedicine suffers from a replication crisis.
Brown visited Nanjing on his last visit, and signed agreements on renewable energy, biomedicine and high-tech agriculture.
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