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The Reproducibility Crisis in Science and How to Address It

November 2016 Webinar - Cohen Veterans Bioscience

The Reproducibility Crisis in Science and How to Address It

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016, at 12pm noon ET

Webinar Summary

A large fraction of published non-clinical research findings in the life sciences turns out to be non-reproducible. This wastes resources in research and undermines public trust in science, potentially putting public funding of such research in danger. The webinar discussed the main reasons for lack of reproducibility with emphasis on inappropriate use of statistical approaches.

Martin Michel, MDAbout Martin Michel, MD
Professor of Pharmacology
Johannes Gutenberg University

Martin C. Michel is a physician trained in experimental and clinical pharmacology in Essen (Germany) and San Diego (California). He headed the Nephrology and Hypertension Research Laboratory in Essen (1993-2002), the Department of Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapy at the University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands, 2003-2011) and was Global Head of Product and Pipeline Scientific Support at Boehringer Ingelheim (2011-2016). Since 2012 he is Professor of Pharmacology at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz (Germany). He has published more than 500 scientific articles, has been Editor-in-Chief of Archives of Pharmacology and also serves on the board of many pharmacological, physiological and urological journals. His research focuses on  experimental and clinical receptor pharmacology in the autonomic nervous systems, particularly with regard to the cardiovascular and urogenital system.