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Kaitlyn Gayvert
2017 Apr 01

Toxic targets: Saving lives in silico

A computational tool created by graduate students predicts how people’s livers, hearts and other tissues might respond to different drugs, in order to ID potentially dangerous side effects before the drugs are tested in people. Read more
Ekta Khurana, Ph.D.
2017 Mar 31

Shedding a light on "dark matter" data

Ekta Khurana, Ph. D., assistant professor of computational genomics has created a computational tool that can mine terabytes of overlooked genomic data to uncover potentially unknown drivers of cancer. Read more
2017 Mar 22

Why Trump’s N.I.H. cuts should worry us

A substantial N.I.H. budget cut would undermine the fiscal stability of universities and medical schools, many of which depend on N.I.H. funding; it would erode America’s leadership in medical research; and it would diminish opportunities to discover new ways to prevent and treat diseases, argues Harold Varmus, M.D. Read more
 Dr. Jihye Paik, photo by Julia Xanthos Liddy
2017 Feb 28

All In

Jihye Paik, Ph.D., and Heather Yeo, M.D., talk about their roles as mothers and scientists/doctors. Read more
Marcin Imielinski, M.D., Ph.D.
2017 Feb 23

New type of genetic mutation identified in cancer

A study by Marcin Imielinski, M.D., Ph.D., illuminates a possible new type of driver of cancer: small (one-50 letter) insertions or deletions of DNA sequence, also called “indels,” in regions of the genome that do not code for proteins. Read more

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