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1.  Musings on our meetings: MLA conventions, 'ninety-eight to date. 
Annual meetings of the Medical Library Association have been a part of the culture of medical librarians in North America since 1898. With only four exceptions (one during WWI and three during WWII) medical librarians have met annually for nearly 100 years to conduct their business, share ideas, present papers, attend continuing education courses, view exhibits, and have fun. Based on the writer's research and personal experience, his reflections contain a summary of the history and development of these meetings since the first one in Philadelphia in 1898, an assessment of their content and value, and recommendations.
PMCID: PMC226319  PMID: 9583936
2.  Hygeia as Muse 
Emerging Infectious Diseases  2008;14(3):534-535.
doi:10.3201/eid1403.032008
PMCID: PMC2570819
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec; lithography; art and science; emerging infectious diseases; At the Moulin Rouge: The Dance; lithographic posters; pycnodysostosis; the Belle Époch; about the cover
3.  Musings on genome medicine: abuse of genetic tests 
Genome Medicine  2009;1(2):18.
The wide general publication of a putative genetic test for athletic supremacy is clearly an abuse of genetics and reveals an undercurrent of hucksterism in biomedical science.
doi:10.1186/gm18
PMCID: PMC2664951  PMID: 19341489
4.  Musings on genome medicine: the Obama effect 
Genome Medicine  2009;1(3):30.
The inauguration of the Obama administration is likely to enhance the role of genome medicine in clinical care and national economics.
doi:10.1186/gm30
PMCID: PMC2664941  PMID: 19341501
5.  Musings on genome medicine: genome wide association studies 
Genome Medicine  2009;1(1):3.
doi:10.1186/gm3
PMCID: PMC2651583  PMID: 19348690
6.  Musings on genome medicine: gene therapy 
Genome Medicine  2009;1(4):38.
Though the field has moved with glacial speed, gene therapies have been carried out successfully in patients with bone marrow disorders including immune deficiencies. The field may be poised to move forward more rapidly, but many barriers have yet to be surmounted.
doi:10.1186/gm38
PMCID: PMC2684659  PMID: 19435468
7.  Musings on genome medicine: cancer genetics and the promise of effective treatment 
Genome Medicine  2009;1(5):49.
Cancer is the most common acquired genetic disease. Great progress has been made in documenting the genetic abnormalities that cause the disease, and in the future each tumor will be subjected to genetic analysis and the appropriate combination of drugs selected. Although there are serious technological and cost hurdles to surmount and resistance and continued mutation will be a constant problem, the way is clear to rational therapy.
doi:10.1186/gm49
PMCID: PMC2689441  PMID: 19439059
8.  Musings on genome medicine: cholesterol and coronary artery disease 
Genome Medicine  2009;1(6):60.
Cholesterol levels and not inflammatory markers are the major variables that pose a risk of coronary artery disease. Diabetes greatly increases the risk at any cholesterol level. Coronary artery disease and cancer are linked by a common protein - an apoptotic protein that also functions as a regulator of insulin secretion.
doi:10.1186/gm60
PMCID: PMC2703869  PMID: 19519958
9.  Musings on whither medical education. 
Western Journal of Medicine  1988;148(1):82.
PMCID: PMC1026028  PMID: 3341136
10.  Millennial musings  
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2000;321(7269):1092-1093.
PMCID: PMC1118884  PMID: 11061717
16.  Musings of a Dean: Going to sea in a sieve 
PMCID: PMC1442568  PMID: 20742312
17.  Musings of a Dean: Rob Peter to pay Paul 
PMCID: PMC1499881  PMID: 20741886
18.  The medical muse. 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  1990;301(6766):1454-1456.
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PMCID: PMC1679862  PMID: 2279174
19.  Liberal musings on health care 
doi:10.1503/cmaj.061399
PMCID: PMC1626523  PMID: 17050785
20.  Musings of a Dean: Uncertainties for deans and students 
British Medical Journal  1980;281(6246):993-994.
PMCID: PMC1714361  PMID: 20793204
21.  Musings of a Dean: Waiting for A level results 
British Medical Journal  1980;281(6236):366-367.
PMCID: PMC1713518  PMID: 20793164
22.  Musings on hay fever. 
Canadian Medical Association Journal  1978;118(10):1298-1299.
PMCID: PMC1818670  PMID: 647549
25.  Musings of an M.O.H 
PMCID: PMC1821884  PMID: 20324631

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