Have you ever wondered why worms and fish can regenerate lost limbs while humans can’t? Read how Seth Blackshaw’s developmental neuroscience lab uses insights from zebrafish to regrow damaged eye neurons in mice.
The COVID-19 pandemic has instilled feelings of uneasiness and fear, and raised questions about what the future holds. First-year medical student Sumil Nair looks at how these emotions are all too familiar to patients on the organ transplant list, a process dramatically affected by the pandemic.
Dec 15, 2020
It is exciting to take on writing projects, but sometimes they languish, half-finished, until the mad rush right before the deadline. Graduate student Veronica Busa shares five tips to promote ongoing progress towards a writing goal.
Dec 11, 2020
Much of the general public believes oncology is a “sad” field. Amol Narang, and many other practicing oncologists, disagree. Learn about his inspiring profession and why he would choose to be an oncologist time and time again.
Dec 4, 2020
Epigenetic drugs are an emerging class of cancer therapeutics. In this article, Ph.D. candidate Roshan Chikarmane introduces Foghorn Therapeutics, its co-founder, Cigall Kadoch, and the science behind their drug development program.
Dec 2, 2020
A medical student reflects on a recent encounter with a patient who shared painful details of his life for the first time.
Nov 30, 2020
Feeling burned out? You are not alone. With so much time spent indoors, it is more important than ever to connect with nature. Research has shown that adding houseplants to your surroundings can improve your mood as well as your ability to learn, concentrate and be productive.
Nov 27, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted healthcare systems in many ways beyond direct care of COVID-19 patients. One disruption lies in the public health infrastructure for reporting of infectious diseases, such as sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Nov 25, 2020
Three medical students at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine recently published an article in response to an important decision that will change how applicants to medical residency programs will be evaluated beginning in 2022.
Nov 23, 2020