If you didn’t have a chance to read the February 2016 issue of Current Affairs, get caught up on the top read stories of the month.
Scanning the world for a passion project
Esther Warnert, PhD, isn’t attracted by popular universities or famous laboratories — her aspiration has always been to find interesting projects. This pursuit brought her across the world to conduct research on frontotemporal dementia.
Choosing the road less travelled
Going against the grain has always seemed natural for Dr. Sharifa Nasreen. After obtaining a medical degree in her home country of Bangladesh, the PhD candidate decided to switch gears and embark on a journey that would lead her to a career in epidemiology and public health research.
Putting patients in the spotlight
“I think that often times in medicine the patient can be forgotten,” says Judith Brown, PhD. This opinion drives the chair of the Department of Family Medicine's Master of Clinical Science and PhD programs to concentrate her research on the patient-centred clinical method.
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