In a perspective published online by the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Spencer describes his experiences both in Guinea as a volunteer and after his return to the United States.
The Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, newly renamed in honor of Roy and Diana Vagelos, will replace loans with scholarships for medical students with financial need.
Three successful movies from this year's Oscars featured strong medicine and science narratives.
Household net worth is a major and overlooked factor in adherence to hormonal therapy among breast cancer patients and partially explains racial disparities in quality of care.
Using advanced DNA sequencing methods, researchers have identified a new gene that is associated with sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease.
When making simple decisions, our brain uses the same method Alan Turing used to break Germany’s Enigma code during World War II.
An article in Cancer Today describes how the film based on Siddhartha Mukherjee's book came about.
Nanometer-sized “drones” that deliver a special type of healing molecule to fat deposits in arteries could become a new way to prevent heart attacks caused by atherosclerosis.
Addresses students at his alma mater, Wayne State University Medical School.
Four researchers—two P&S faculty members and two visiting international scientists—have been named Schaefer Research Scholars to pursue research projects in human physiology.
Andrea Califano discusses the potential for precision medicine to target differences in the ways disease presents in individuals.