Jun 12·edited Jun 12

It's my personal mission in life to offer this 2018 paper by Peter Hotez whenever his name comes up. Shamelessly opportunistic and self-serving, the article is for those who are scientists in name only. I avoid ad hominem attacks, so I am being perfectly objective when I describe Hotez as "loathsome".

He's obviously still following his own personal marketing plan, with the rumored goal of being named Anthony Fauci's successor as head of NIAID. I just checked, and six months after the departure of Fauci, the agency still only has an "Acting Director", Hugh Auchincloss, M.D.

"Crafting your scientist brand" by Peter Hotez (2018) https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3000024

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+10 for any mention, no matter how peripheral, of my favorite movie Brazil.

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I like this format of a touching on several different topics, interspersed in the longer in depth posts.

Interesting take on die hard, I never thought of that.

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