In 2010, after years of hearing that "[it takes on average]...17 years from research to practice..." I spent some time to dig into the facts…and I came away both impressed (by the underlying science) and concerned (by the barriers we face). The following is what I shared with my colleagues at Pfizer
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A web-based survey was conducted with