Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research

Officers Founding Directors
Robert Roskoski, Jr., MD, PhD. Jack D. Herbert, PhD.
President and Scientific Director Abdollah Sadeghi-Nejad, MD.
Gary D. Mason, BS.  
Research is the hardest and finest game. – Ernest Henry Starling
A living organism is nothing but a wonderful machine. – Claude Bernard
I am among those who think that science has great beauty. – Madam Curie
Life is short, the art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult. – Hippocrates
The primary aim of research must not just be more facts and more facts, but more facts of strategic value. – Paul Weiss
There is no form of prose more difficult to understand and more tedious to read than the average scientific paper. – Francis Crick
On playing the piano. There’s nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys
at the right time and the instrument plays itself. – Johann Sebastian Bach


Updated 26 June 2011