“The idea that depression is the result of a chemical imbalance is nonsense.” This is probably not the message you’d expect to come from National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) director Dr. Tom Insel, but this is exactly what he told me along with 11 other MD/PhD students gathered for the NIMH MD/PhD Student Conference… Read More Psychiatry: The Field of the Future, Today!
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
As someone from out of state, I wanted to enlighten those as to what life is like as a UAB MSTP student. A simple way to do this is to give you a day in my life. First, I live about 1 mile away from campus in a house owned by a second year MSTP… Read More First Year Perspective: Daily Life in the MSTP