13 October 2010
Vol 2, Issue 53

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ONLINE COVER Concerted Efforts. Depicted by these collaborative cogs, concrete advances in patient care require multi-level interactions among investigators, academic health centers, companies, foundations, and governments. Since 2006, the United States and United Kingdom have made substantial investments in translational medicine. This week's Perspective by Hughes et al. and Commentary by Soderquest and Lord examine distinct outcomes of this prodigious push toward enhancing translational research pursuits with the ultimate goal of improving clinical medicine. [CREDIT: THINKSTOCK]