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Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD
Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD loves to write about the brain and human behavior as well as translate complicated basic science concepts into entertainment for the rest of us. He was a professor at the University of California San Francisco before leaving to enter the world of biotech. He served as the Chief Medical Officer of biotech companies, including Aphton Corporation. He also founded and served as the CEO of Madah Medica, an early stage biotech company developing products to improve post-surgical pain control. He is now retired and enjoys working out, following the stock market, travelling the world, and, of course, writing for TDWI.
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Moose Arthritis: Anatomy of a Misleading Paper

Unfortunately, stories that ascribe nutritional causes to different clinical conditions often have methodologic flaws that end up misleading the public.
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Economic Implications of the Biology of Fairness

Dov Michaeli explores the biologic basis of fairness and wonders whether unfair, amoral societies can sustain a viable, successful economy
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Here Come the Emotional Robots

The first prototype robots capable of developing emotions as they interact with their human caregivers and expressing a whole range of emotions have been finalized by researchers. What does that mean for humans?