Medicine Meets Performing Arts in UAB’s Annual “The Best Medicine Show”

My 90 year-old grandmother told me last week that if this whole physician-scientist thing doesn’t work out, I could still go into the movie business. Before you get disappointed after scouring the student profile pages for a Brad Pitt impersonator, I’m not very good looking. Sorry. My grandfather was a stage actor and comedian and I… Read More Medicine Meets Performing Arts in UAB’s Annual “The Best Medicine Show”

Traveling for Science: Jason LeGrand writes on attending the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology

Annual meetings for large scientific societies are a bit like 3-ring circuses. There is a lot going on at any given moment, and despite even the best planning, it is almost impossible to take it all in. With its acclaimed 20,000 attendees, the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) is one of… Read More Traveling for Science: Jason LeGrand writes on attending the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology

Traveling for Science: Travis Hull writes from Australia

Our laboratory spent October 6 – 18, 2014 in New South Whales, Australia, attending the 8th International Conference on Heme Oxygenase, BioIron, and Oxidative Stress. Luckily, and despite about 70 hours of total travel time to and from Sydney, we spent more time exploring the tropical city of Cairnes, Australia than we did in our… Read More Traveling for Science: Travis Hull writes from Australia