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Five Reasons Why Library Resources Can Make or Break Your Medical Startup

By Kyle O'Neil and Cathy Ogur

Librarians’ expertise in guiding you to library resources provides a  competitive edge to academic entrepreneurs and their teams. Gold mines of information, library resources are sometimes underutilized due to their complexity. Properly used, library resources can be the difference between hitting and missing the needs of a massive market.

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Understanding the Promotion Process

By Nalaka Gooneratne, MD, MSc and Bryan A. Wolf, MD, PhD

Academic faculty with an interest in entrepreneurship are required to successfully navigate a university promotion process in order to retain their position.  This additional layer of complexity can appear daunting, but if managed properly, can be much less stressful. 

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What is Academic Entrepreneurship?

By Nalaka Gooneratne, MD, MSc

Every academic researcher is an entrepreneur of sorts. The entire process of setting up a research lab, identifying problems to study, managing a team, and obtaining funding is, at its core, a very entrepreneurial endeavor.  So what is “Academic Entrepreneurship”? 

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