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Cancer Research UK Announces New Chief Medical Officer For The Centre For Drug Development Cancer Research UK Announces New Chief Medical Officer For The Centre For Drug Development

Professor Peter Johnson will be the new chief medical officer for Cancer Research UK’s Centre for Drug Development, it was announced today (Tuesday).

New research provides reassurance that the most common ADHD drug is not linked to psychotic symptoms New research provides reassurance that the most common ADHD drug is not linked to psychotic symptoms

The most commonly prescribed ADHD drug methylphenidate does not increase the risk of psychotic episodes in patients, according to experts from the University of Nottingham.

University of Oxford spin-out Mind Foundry launches machine learning platform that quickly transforms business problem owners into citizen data scientists

• Platform makes machine learning simple to deploy and augments knowledge and skillsets of business problem owners• Brings an automated data science platform with advanced machine learning capabilities to companies of all sizes across a wide range of industries• Aims to enable 1,000 ‘citizen data scientists’ by 2020

Visible public health leadership needed to boost vaccine coverage Visible public health leadership needed to boost vaccine coverage

Public health expert Professor John Ashton is calling for local directors of public health to provide visible leadership to address the recent systematic deterioration of vaccine coverage levels.

The Current issue of “The view from here” is concerned with Informatics The Current issue of “The view from here” is concerned with Informatics

The topic of this month’s newsletter from Drug Discovery Today is “Informatics”.