Ryan Thompson, M.D., an internist in Boston, will explain a course he designed and teaches at Harvard Medical School that helps new doctors understand the cost of care they are prescribing.
Raj Maturi, M.D., an ophthalmologist with Midwest Eye Institute in Indianapolis, will discuss a new study that found the drug Lucentis, an age-related macular degeneration treatment, has improved vision loss caused by diabetes.
Stephen Goff, Ph.D., professor of microbiology and immunology, biochemistry and molecular biophysics at Columbia University, will discuss what is known about a new retrovirus called XMRV (xenotropic murine leukemia related virus), which has been linked to prostate cancer and possibly chronic fatigue syndrome.
Sound Medicine is underwritten by Clarian Health, IU Medical Group and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Reports on Primary Health Care topics are sponsored by Wishard Health Services.
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