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Jul 30, 2018

Tool of the trade: researcher applies artificial intelligence to uncover causes, risks for disease

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
Some diseases, such as certain breast and colon cancers, are linked to genetic mutations passed down in families. But for many other diseases there are no direct genetic links that explain why the disease develops. That’s why Manolis Kellis, Ph.D. and his team are using artificial intelligence to uncover the [...]
Tool of the trade: researcher applies artificial intelligence to uncover causes, risks for disease
Jul 23, 2018

Meet Saad Kenderian: Using the body to recognize and attack cancer

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
For as long as he can remember, Saad Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B., wanted to be a physician. Nothing could blunt his resolve –not even when improvised explosive devices, bombs and trappings of war put the medical school in his native Baghdad, Iraq, on a brief hiatus. It is with that same [...]
Meet Saad Kenderian: Using the body to recognize and attack cancer
Jul 16, 2018

Bioethics in the Cinema Program celebrates our WONDERful differences

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
For many young children, the first day of the school year is filled with excitement. But for August (Auggie) Pullman and his parents, the first day of fifth grade at a public school is an anxious time. That’s because Auggie has facial differences from a genetic condition called Treacher Collins [...]
Bioethics in the Cinema Program celebrates our WONDERful differences
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