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D.A. Wallach is an American musician and business executive. He is the former lead singer of the group Chester French and is currently a solo artist signed by Harvest Records, a subsidiary of Capitol Records. He is the former artist-in-residence at Spotify, a company where he was an early investor. As a business executive, he has invested in and advised several companies that have included SpaceX, Emulate, Synthego, Beam Therapeutics, Glympse Bio, Ligandal and Ripple.
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The Great American Drug Deal
A New Prescription for Innovative and Affordable Medicines
Peter Kolchinsky - 2020-01-17
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Developing life-changing drugs is risky and expensive—but that’s not what makes them unaffordable. Drug pricing is a staple of every news cycle and political debate. And while we’ve struggled for decades to agree on solutions that serve all patients without jeopardizing the invention of new medicines, many Americans suffer because they can’t afford...
D.A. Wallach
2022-08-26T17:32:23.000Z
@bgurley I highly recommend @PeterKolchinsky 's book for a primer on the incentives driving drug dev / pricing / value measurement.      source
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The Book of Why
The New Science of Cause and Effect
Judea Pearl - 2019-01-01 (first published in 2018)
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'Wonderful ... Illuminating ... Fun to read' Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking, Fast and Slow A pioneer of artificial intelligence shows how the study of causality revolutionized science and the world'Correlation does not imply causation.' This mantra was invoked by scientists for decades in order to avoid taking positions as to whether one thing...
D.A. Wallach
2019-11-27T16:31:47.000Z
@EricTopol @yudapearl @bschoelkopf @MPI_IS I love @yudapearl 's book so much! Profound, heterodox.      source
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