For early career female scientists, the environment is rapidly becoming more inclusive. However, later career female scientists face a harsher reality.
The fruits of modern molecular biology offer us a powerful tool that allows us to engineer the genetic code of virtually any organism. Early therapeutic applications could foreshadow an inflection point for the positioning of genome engineering in modern health care.
Jan 14, 2020 No comments
Scientists at MIT Sloan created a data-driven interactive role-play exercise to drive home the urgency of the climate crisis. Ph.D. candidate Talia Henkle shares her experience participating in this exercise.
Jan 10, 2020 No comments
The Johns Hopkins-AstraZeneca Scholars Program is a first-of-its-kind Ph.D. training program, in which students are introduced to the process and challenges of drug discovery and development through coursework in translational research and work conducted at AstraZeneca.
Jan 8, 2020 No comments
Our medical students, residents, postdocs and fellows have a lot to share — from daily life in the classroom, tips on surviving residency, new research that is pushing the boundaries of science and patient care, to the best places to grab a bite in Baltimore, they share it here.
Jan 7, 2020 No comments
Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) may be an unusual physical phenomenon, but to some, it is also a delightful and cost-free way to help improve mental health and self-care routines.
Jan 2, 2020 No comments
The Mental Health Crisis in Medical Education: Sharing Stories, Normalizing Unwellness and Seeking HelpPosted by Howard Chang | A Day in the Life, Events and Happenings
Anxiety, depression and burnout are common among medical students, trainees and physicians. A diverse panel of speakers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine discuss their experiences struggling with mental and emotional unwellness and the importance of seeking help.
Dec 20, 2019 No comments
Professional networking can be intimidating. Check out a PDCO networking workshop to learn how building mutually beneficial relationships via networking can be enriching, educational and painless.
Dec 18, 2019 No comments
The Green New Deal is the first plan in Congress that acknowledges the magnitude of the climate change crisis and draws two main bases for further policy proposals: what America has to do and how to protect people from such a drastic transition.
Dec 16, 2019 No comments
This November, Nobel laureate Gregg Semenza gave an inspiring keynote presentation highlighting how researching basic scientific principles can improve our understanding of human disease.
Dec 10, 2019 No comments