Outsiders Induce Ulcers for Insiders

Forbes, Steve
November 2005
Forbes Asia;11/14/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 7, p16
The author reflects on issues related to the awarding of the 2006 Nobel Prize in medicine to Australian physicians Barry J. Marshall and J. Robin Warren. He provides an overview of the work done by Marshall and Warren on the cause of most peptic ulcers. He states that great breakthroughs very often come from outsiders, entrepreneurial folk not part of the establishment, of "mainstream" thought.


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