The US biomedical research industry is a huge enterprise which continues to drive our economy while improving public health and personal well being. Much of this industry is funded by the federal government through the National Institutes of Health. When it comes down to it, this industry is about people, hired by the taxpayer to do some good. Drugmonkey is the blog of one such employee of the taxpayers of the US.
Your Humble Narrator is mostly interested in talking about drug abuse science, the impact of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA or “Ecstasy) in particular and most everything having to do with careers in NIH-funded biomedical science.