The prospect of helping patients is what attracted neuroscience graduate student Riley Bannon to the field of research, but this semester brought many humbling reminders that it is all too easy to lose sight of the bigger, human picture in translational research.
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A recent string of provocative papers blurred the line between the enforcement of academic rigor and the mob mentality of cancel culture. Science is by no means apolitical, but if we want to gain the public’s trust, we have to make it clear that we are pushing the truth, not an agenda.
Partnering Toward Discovery went online for its April event on seasonal influenza and COVID-19, creating a space for students to share their research on influenza and for audience members to ask questions related to the coronavirus pandemic.