Lisa Aliferis

Lisa Aliferis is the founding editor of KQED's State of Health blog. Since 2011, she's been writing and editing stories for the site. Before taking up blogging, she toiled for many years (more than we can count) producing health stories for television, including Dateline NBC and San Francisco's CBS affiliate, KPIX-TV. She also wrote up a handy guide to the Affordable Care Act, especially for Californians. Her work has been honored for many awards. Most recently she was a finalist for "Best Topical Reporting" from the Online News Association. You can follow her on Twitter: @laliferis

How to Find Clinical Trials of Experimental Drugs

Perhaps nothing triggers frustration and hope in patients like prescription drugs. Consider the hepatitis C drug Sovaldi, infamous for its $84,000 retail price tag for a 12-week course. Despite the price, the drug embodies significant hope. Sovaldi and other recently approved hepatitis C medications have vastly improved treatment Read More … Source:: Future of You … Continue reading How to Find Clinical Trials of Experimental Drugs →