Rescuing the Lost in Translation


Sinje Gehr, Charité - Universitatsmedizin Berlin, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Craig C. Garner, German Center for Neurodegenerative Disease (DZNE), 10117 Berlin, Germany

Publication Data

Published in: Cell 165, May 5, 2016 a2016 Elsevier Inc.


The translation of medically relevant academic inventions that could transform public health has been notoriously difficult, stemming largely from cultural differences been academia and industry. New initiatives to kindle academic entrepreneurship and establish stronger public/private part- nerships are helping to align these differences and accelerating the translation of promising new therapies.

Full Text

Building Translational Bridges. Cell 165, May 5, 2016, page 766