Spotlight: J. James Frost, cancer pioneer

January 15, 2018
Rapamycin Press recently interviewed Dr. J. James Frost, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A. to discuss his collaborative research paper “Symmetry and Symmetry Breaking in Cancer: A Foundational Approach to the Cancer Problem.” Frost is currently a faculty member with The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology. Frost has over 100 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals and has been the principal investigator and managed 12 Investigational New Drug Applications and numerous Institutional Review Board protocols. Frost served for 15 years on the Johns Hopkins Institutional Review Board and reviewed human investigation protocols spanning all areas of medical research. Frost received… continue reading »

Eric J. Topol wants to prevent your heart attack while changing the future of healthcare

December 7, 2017
Heart attack. No two words cause as much anxiety and fear. Heart attacks often come on seemingly without warning, and by the time you have symptoms it can be too late. What if you had advance notice, weeks or months ahead, that something was happening in your cells that could result in a heart attack? Eric J. Topol is the Founder and Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) and a practicing cardiologist with Scripps Clinic whose principal scientific focus has been on the genomic and digital tools being developed to individualize medicine, known more familiarly as personalized or… continue reading »