The opinion leaders and rising stars researching Coronaviruses (2019-nCoV)

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses. In humans, the viruses cause respiratory infections, including the common cold, which are typically mild, though rarer forms such as SARS, MERS and COVID-19, can be lethal. The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), disease officially named COVID-19, is the new virus that was first identified in Wuhan, China, causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person to person. <br> In this week’s TTL, we review the medical experts focusing on Coronaviruses and highlight experts with the highest recent publication activity specifically related to the new virus 2019-nCoV.

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The Challenge of Selecting Advisory Board Members

As medical affairs have turned from a support to a core business function advisory boards have become even more crucial for bringing the outside voice in. Continue reading to learn more about how to select advisory board members and how Monocl’s newest data stream - information on the boards the experts in our platform currently serve on - can help you with this.

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Editorial Boards – Experts Selected by Experts

Being invited to join the editorial board of a leading scientific journal is an honor for every researcher. For the journals recruiting well-known experts for their editorial boards helps their reputation and the success of the journal. Professionals who are appointed to these prestigious board memberships have proven themselves and have been vetted by domain experts: the editors of scientific and medical journals. In this post we explore what members of editorial boards actually do and how they are selected by the editors of the journals.

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The opinion leaders and rising stars researching Huntington’s disease

Huntington’s disease is an inherited disease that causes a progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain and there is currently no cure and no way to stop it. Examples of current research are focused on both basic neurobiology (studies on the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the nervous system to define how it causes disease in the human body) as well as clinical research (to improving the understanding of patients’ symptoms and progression of the disease while attempting to develop new treatments). In this week’s TTL, we globally review relevant KOLs, rising stars and affiliations related to Huntington’s disease research.

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The leading investigators and rising stars in Tuberculosis research

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria and treatment requires the use of multiple antibiotics over a long period of time. However, antibiotic resistance is a growing problem with increasing rates of multiple drug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) and extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB). Thus, research constantly seeks new antibiotic for treating the most drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis.

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The Power of Peer Influence

Few decisions are made without getting input from others. This statement is true for personal and professional decisions. In our latest blog we explore how important peer recommendations really are in the B2B world and take a look at the underlying motivations for doing like others do.

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