After listening to a lot of analyst and Q1 webcasts from Pharmaland lately, I have to groan at the lack of imagination shown across the board.  Those waterfall slides, so beloved of senior management with a junior management consultant or intern on their team, drive me potty.  It's always the same story… a few upsides here, a few glitches there, oh and here's our new number.  Marketing fluff and puff, sigh.

That said, the delightful Tom Fishburne cracked me up this morning with his cartoon:

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Source: Tom Fishburne 

Thus I'm glad to be heading off to DC today and relative purity of scientific cancer research at the annual American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) meeting.  Expect a deluge of posts of the next few days on hot research topics I find interesting!