John Ioannidis: Uncompromising gentle maniac

  title={John Ioannidis: Uncompromising gentle maniac},
  author={John P. A. Ioannidis},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  • J. Ioannidis
  • Published 24 September 2015
  • Chemistry
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
Switching from bench research (which is often called “basic science” and which I still fully respect despite its stunning irreproducibility) to evidence based medicine and research methods (the genuine basic science).My labmentor who advised me on career choices believed that, if I continued bench research, I’d become a leading scientist—whereas, if I went my way, I’d fail miserably. I think that he was wrong about the first prediction and absolutely right about the second, but I’ve greatly… 
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