Tag: disease

A new type of medicine, custom-made with tiny proteins | Christopher Bahl

A new type of medicine, custom-made with tiny proteins | Christopher Bahl

By Bryan Wright 82 Comments February 26, 2020

I’m a protein designer. And I’d like to discuss a new type of medicine. It’s made from a molecule called a constrained peptide. There are only a few constrained peptide drugs available today, but there are a lot that will hit the market in the coming decade. Let’s explore what these new medicines are made […]

Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician Imre Noth, MD

Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician Imre Noth, MD

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment January 5, 2020

My name is Imre Noth, and I’m a pulmonary and critical care physician here at UVA. For this stage in my career, I’m actually mostly focused on seeing and treating interstitial lung disease patients in the outpatient setting. Within interstitial lung disease, which is a broad umbrella of uncommon diseases, is something called idiopathic pulmonary […]

T. Mark Sequeira, MD | Cleveland Clinic Cardiovascular Medicine
Surovi Hazarika, MD, PhD | Cleveland Clinic Cardiovascular Medicine
Marianne Sumego, MD | Cleveland Clinic Community Care
I AM A Black Death (The Plague) Doctor

I AM A Black Death (The Plague) Doctor

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments December 23, 2019

The year is 1631. I now live in Venice, a once great city state that for a time was the richest city in Europe, but today is ravaged by a mysterious disease that has in just a year claimed the lives of thousands. But I can not let my fear of the epidemic and the […]

Grant Reed, MD | Cleveland Clinic Cardiovascular Medicine
Riders for Health

Riders for Health

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment December 3, 2019

Dana Granberg, MD – Physician Profile

Dana Granberg, MD – Physician Profile

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment November 23, 2019

I’m Dana Granberg and I practice family medicine at Barry Pointe Family Care. Family medicine in particular I like because I like dealing with a vast variety of patient issues. I am big on preventive care I think “a stitch in time saves nine” with a lot of things including health. And so I prefer […]

How Big Pharma secures drug monopolies | Tahir Amin

How Big Pharma secures drug monopolies | Tahir Amin

By Bryan Wright 51 Comments November 23, 2019

So the patent system has been a great driver of medical inventions. We’ve seen some terrific discoveries and inventions in the medical space. But as we’ve evolved in the system, I think we’re starting to see– as a lawyer who’s practiced in this area, we’re starting to see a lot of strategies that are played […]