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About Voice of Vashon
Prose, Poetry & Purpose – James Lyons-Weiler
January 17th, 2017 by March Twisdale
Dr. Lyons-Weiler is the CEO and Director of The Institute for Pure and Applied Knowledge, which exists to conduct research in the public interest without profit motive. He is best known for contributions to advances in medical bioinformatics, and for his three books, “Ebola: An Evolving Story,” “Cures vs. Profits: Successes in Translational Research,” and “The Environmental and Genetic Causes of Autism.” A true-blue academic, he has directed the analysis of data from over 100 medical studies, served as Founding Editor-in-Chief of the journal Cancer Informatics, serves on the Editorial Board of Cancer Research, and has published more than 48 papers in reputable journals. His lives in Western PA with his two well-adjusted teen-aged sons and his fiance.