Jessica Chee, c2022 These are truly unprecedented and scary times, but there are many ways to maintain a regular schedule and keep moving onwards and upwards. Below I present to you seven ideas on how to occupy your time during this quarantine when you’re not on Zoom calls! 1. Learn new recipes I know quite […]Read More Things to Do During Quarantine When You’re Not on Zoom
By: Michael Coomber (c2022) In 2017, the FDA approved a new class of onco-immunotherapies for the treatment of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia and B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas. Initial trials of these CAR T-cell therapies produced remarkable rates of remission, often in treatment-resistant individuals, despite causing life-threatening adverse effects in a subset of patients. Advancements in CAR […]Read More CAR T-Cell Therapy Comes to Hamilton Health Sciences
By: Malavan Ragulojan (c2022) Although the future of the infamous He Jiankui has been decided in a court sentencing announced late last December, the ethical pandora’s box he unleashed has yet to be fully appreciated. In February of 2019, He Jiankui of the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China shocked the […]Read More How do we deal with human genetic modification?
I read an article1 recently that suggested some physicians have been mislead by the World Health Organization’s definition of health: a state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity2. The article indicated that physicians, inspired to achieve health in all its newly delineated forms, may now […]Read More Happiness As A Priority Health Outcome
Written by Nikita Arora (c2018) “Women should be shy.” “This stethoscope will be great for picking up chicks.” It’s not that I hadn’t heard this before. I grew up wading in filthy pools of these comments and I still hear them everywhere. It’s a classic example of a microaggression. “Microaggressions are the everyday verbal, nonverbal, and environmental […]Read More It’s not a big deal
By Elizabeth Niedra – Class of 2015 Sometimes someone goes into that black hole, that fringe-land on the end of the earth, and comes back. They come back to a place where, although their struggle is not done, they can, once again, smile like you, talk like you – speak your language. They can tell their […]Read More Standing Ovation
By: Romesa Khalid – Class of 2015 I want to tell you all a story. This is a short, simple one. In August 2007 I was attending high school in Pakistan, busy being trained in chemistry, biology and advanced mathematics (they don’t believe in normal math in Pakistan). This particular day, however, I found myself […]Read More Arguing over Juice in the Subcontinent: Do We Need PBL