Ph.D. student Emma Spikol examines the role of biomedical research in the worrisome plastic waste problem and considers innovative solutions.
Perspectives in Research
For Pride month, we're highlighting past blog posts that discuss the LGBTQ experience in academia and medicine. Queer Visibility in Medical Education “Emerge”ing Insights into Health Care for Transgender Adolescents Reflections on Pride Month As a Gay Scientist LGBTQ+ Health Disparities: Compassionate Care Is Admitting Ignorance From the Center For Transgender Health Blog, Affirm: Pride […]
Jun 24, 2021 No comments
Ph.D. candidate Emma Spikol sheds light on the broken narratives of scientific breakthroughs.
Jun 2, 2021 No comments
Johns Hopkins researchers found that the heel bone looks different in gorillas who walk on land compared with those who live in the trees, establishing a new avenue in evolutionary and behavioral research.
Jun 1, 2021 No comments
After decades of breeding, domesticated dogs represent the most phenotypically diverse species of mammal on Earth. Given this, the question of whether dogs can recognize each other based on sight alone was a complete unknown.
Apr 30, 2021 1 comment
Ph.D. candidate Anna Moyer reflects on the bittersweet outcome of a clinical trial in children with Down syndrome.
Mar 24, 2021
Ph.D. candidate Emma Spikol explores the science of digesting dairy.
Mar 17, 2021
Like most front-line health care workers, resident Mark Lieber is now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. He discusses why he’s still wearing a mask.
Mar 11, 2021
Women in STEM are at a disadvantage at every stage of the academic pipeline and in almost every facet of their careers. Graduate student Veronica Busa reflects on how these statistics motivate her to focus her efforts.
Mar 9, 2021
The COVID-19 vaccine campaign will last for months, if not longer — it took over a hundred years for vaccination to wipe out smallpox. By examining how smallpox vaccination succeeded and failed, we can learn what may happen with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and how to address potential pitfalls.
Feb 9, 2021