Scott Wagers

Scott Wagers
"The Consortium Whisperer" Physician and researcher who has spent the last 12 years engaged in developing biomedical R&D consortia, as well as designing and supporting the delivery of consortium based projects.
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Recent Posts

Making genomics social: an interview with Susanne Baars

"Equalise early and often"- the key to making transformational advances with open innovation

Shifting the paradigm of how we treat infections to one that promotes resilience and health.

Learnings from a highly integrated consortium

Is Blockchain a panacea for health data? An interview with Carolyn Seet.

Begin with the impact in mind and then build your consortium: an interview with Pierre Meulien

Multi-stakeholder consortia as a way to make major advances: NEJM article main points and highlights

Leadership, patient centeredness, and setting out with the intent to integrate data globally as important ingredients for innovating with biomedical R&D consortia: an interview with Ruth Tal-Singer.

How to use patient centeredness as a framework for creating sustainable, high performance biomedical R&D consortia

Why data cleaning and curation is not something that can be handled easily

The foundation of a ‘true collaboration’ between pharmaceutical companies and academic researchers

Translating the power of epigenetics into real benefit for humankind

Why it is never too early to start planning for the sustainability of a life sciences consortium project

Crowdfunding: a way for everyone to help change the future of medicine

Reducing the translational gap is healthcare’s greatest challenge: what you can do about it.

How to transform the greatest disadvantage of working in an alliance or consortium into a strength

How to avoid the rejected grant proposal blues.

On rock climbing, bravery, and big medical research projects

A standard bearer for convergence: Chris Brightling the 2016 concretey awardee

How to deal with 'sloths' in your collaborative partnerships

How to make any collaborative partnership fail

51 tactics for getting things done faster in collaborations

The ultimate guide to creating a life sciences CV that is more than just a piece of paper

What the Brexit can teach us about multi-stakeholder research collaborations

An area where industry and regulators are ahead of academic medical researchers.

What you can learn from Monty Python about the power of collaboration

Conflict resolution in a collaboration without having to resort to compromise 

Why collaborating on a societal level is the new way to solve big problems in medicine

Mastering the researcher needs pyramid.

The 7 deadly sins of collaboration and how to mitigate their impact

8 counterintuitive meeting minute format hacks that will improve any collaboration

How to make conference calls worth your time: 53 tips for better conference calls.

Warning! Research proposal preparation can harm your research.

20 benefits of collaboration as a researcher you cannot afford to ignore.

7 things your mother did not tell you about deliverables.