Ray Dorsey

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Human capital theory predicts that life expectancy will impact human capital attainment. We estimate this relationship using variation in life expectancy driven by Huntington disease, an inherited neurological disorder. We compare investments for individuals who have ex-ante identical risks of HD but differ in disease realization. Individuals with the HD(More)
Oster acknowledges funding from the Neubauer Family. Dorsey acknowledges funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Physician Faculty Scholars Program. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research. NBER working papers are circulated for discussion and comment(More)
Persistent and high-level expression of human liver prolidase in vivo in mice using adenovirus. Radharaman. Morphological and functional differentiation in BE (2)-M17 human neuroblastoma cells by treatment with Trans-retinoic acid. Chemical warfare agent and biological toxin-induced pulmonary toxicity: could stem cells provide potential Efficacy of the(More)
The safety and effectiveness of tetrabenazine in different sub-populations of Huntington disease (HD) is not known. In this study, we evaluated the safety of tetrabenazine in individuals on an antidepressant and its effectiveness in advanced HD. Tetrabenazine was not associated with an increased incidence of depressed mood among those taking antidepressants(More)
The relationship between medicine and society is currently undergoing substantial change. While the Food and Drug Administration has no legal authority over the practicing physician, its decisions already influence medical practice. The Drug Regulation Reform Act of 1978, if passed in its present form, would grant FDA broad new powers over patient care and(More)
The authors propose that active physician participation in current review methodologies, including PSRO, can lessen the potential for such problems as the development of unrealistic standards, emphasis on review and record keeping as ends rather than means, and ineffectuality of the systems themselves. Potential advantages of PSRO are seen in areas of(More)
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