How much is the life of one child really worth? That is part of the question bioethicists and policymakers must consider when discussing influenza’s recent disappearance. In the U.S., the past three flu seasons have resulted in 144 to 199 pediatric deaths from influenza infection. Strikingly, only one pediatric death from influenza was recorded during […]
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
Ph.D. candidate Emma Spikol sheds light on the broken narratives of scientific breakthroughs.
Jun 2, 2021
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
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
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