Finding the right research question: Quality science depends on quality careers

D. A. Flockhart, D. R. Abernethy

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

3 Scopus citations


When making the transition from trainee to principal investigator, there are few steps more important than selecting the first independent research project. The project must synthesize the excitement and idealism of contributing to the well-being of humankind and the practical realities of an area of inquiry that is likely to lead to a successful career.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)427-429
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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