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Learning to Love Your Genome
Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 | March 2017, Volume 3, Issue 4 | Keith Stewart, MBChB, MBA
The daily circus of recent world events has left me wondering whether it is truly plausible that I share a genome with the other half of the population, or whether my alienation could be explained by a heavy burden of Neanderthal DNA or excessive cilantro hypersensitivity (it’s a thing – look it up). To explore […]
Monday, January 23rd, 2017 | February 2017, Volume 3, Issue 3 | Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS
Entering Monday’s oral abstract session at the 2016 ASH Annual Meeting, my goals were twofold: to see some great science that may influence how I care for my patients and to support my colleague – a faculty member a couple of years out of fellowship. It wasn’t that long ago (or so I keep telling […]
Making a Hematology Wishlist, and Checking it Twice
Thursday, December 29th, 2016 | January 2017, Volume 3, Issue 1 | Alice Ma, MD
Happy New Year! Can you believe it’s 2017 already? Another holiday season passed, another calendar page flipped, another year gone by. I thought that I was pretty good this year, earning a spot on the “nice” list, but Santa still didn’t leave all the presents I wanted under the tree. Here’s a sampling of gifts […]
So You Say You Want To Be A Clinical Researcher?
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 | December 2016, Volume 2, Issue 12 | Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS
Perhaps you’ve just finished your hematology/oncology fellowship a year or two ago. Or you’re still a fellow and, having completed that intensive first year of inpatient consults and the speed dating outpatient rotations in different specialty clinics, you’ve just woken up to the realization that you have to apply for jobs in a year. Or […]
On Eating Bone Marrow
Thursday, October 27th, 2016 | November 2016, Volume 2, Issue 11 | David Steensma, MD
The first time I ate bone marrow was, fittingly, shortly after I spoke on marrow failure at a conference in Milan, where osso bucco with saffron risotto is a local specialty. The tiny, back-alley trattoria where I could afford dinner on a hematology fellow’s salary was praised in a guidebook written by public television’s European […]