Black Swan Research Initiative: As We Move Ahead, What Will We Learn?

The Black Swan Research Initiative team has been busy since our spring launch. Team members are laying the groundwork for clinical trials and perfecting the extra-sensitive testing regimes that will allow us to measure minimal residual disease, identify pathways to cures, and improve treatments along the way. 

Even Marmoset Monkeys Are Getting Fat: Clues About Chemicals Linked To What Is Causing Myeloma

A recent article by David Berreby in Aeon magazine dubs this "the obesity era" in America. As we are all aware, a high percentage of US citizens are overweight.

Food News: The Good, the Bad, and the Debatable Revisited

I have received quite a bit of feedback about my previous blog, mostly with comments or added information.

The Good, the Bad, and the Debatable: Digesting the Latest Food News

It has been a few weeks since I have commented on anything  related to food, but three new items have caught my attention.  First of all, something really good: a wonderful new book,  A History of Food in 100 Recipes, by William Sitwell.

Black Swan Research Initiative Researchers Speak Out and Publish

As the Black Swan Research Initiative (BSRI-- the IMF's innovative approach to finding a cure for myeloma --moves forward since its official launch in March, more and more myeloma researchers are contributing to the framework that is necessary to reach the project's key objectives.

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