Read about the adolescent medicine team at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, which is working with transgender and nonbinary adolescents and learning their perspectives on improving mental health among transgender and nonbinary youth.
Around the time I started working in my thesis lab, a new postdoc from central Nepal, named Surya, also joined the group. He had just completed his Ph.D. in Huntsville, Alabama, as part of the ENCODE consortium project to annotate the human genome and was assigned to work with me on a project developing polygenic […]
Mar 18, 2020 No comments
Ph.D. candidate Roshan Chikarmane identifies key drivers of rising drug prices and introduces corresponding interventions that are being undertaken by business leaders to shift industry trends toward more affordable health care.
Mar 13, 2020 No comments
Graduate school recruitment is never stress-free. But it can be made easier by focusing on the things that matter and not dwelling on the rest.
Mar 6, 2020 No comments
Global Threats to Public Health: Dr. Peter Hotez on Climate Change, Conflicts, Poverty and AntisciencePosted by Kristin Brig | Events and Happenings
In this year’s Hopkins Medicine Distinguished Speakers Series, Peter Hotez from Baylor College of Medicine in Texas spoke about the need to find new medicines for neglected tropical diseases and to confront familiar diseases that are growing worse each year thanks to climate change, global conflicts, poverty and antiscience movements.
Mar 3, 2020 No comments
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a graduate student in possession of a stipend must be in want of free food. It is this fact that the Graduate Student Association (GSA) uses to draw students to their multitude of events, but there is more to the GSA than you may expect.
Feb 28, 2020 No comments
Last November, I was able to attend the National Science Policy Network Symposium in Madison, Wisconsin. The goal of this two-day symposium was to understand how many scientific issues (such as climate change and genome-based medicine) disproportionately affect minority and vulnerable populations. One of the workshops I attended discussed how “big genomic data” is handled, […]
Feb 25, 2020 No comments