timesunion.com Commentary by Jo Wiederhorn: Medical research's fading state

New York has long been a global leader in biomedical research and development. Our state’s 16 medical schools contribute to that position by employing some of the most innovative, talented and prolific researchers in the field. In fact, New York is home to 26 Nobel Laureates in medicine and physiology. But now, our state’s standing and the $85 billion medical school industry face fierce competition from other states, making millions of dollars and top-paying New York jobs hang in the balance. Read more here.