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Crossing Borders

Medical school steps up recruitment of foreign medical graduates to fill U.S. residency slots

Growing New Synapses

Through a major reorganization, medical school seeks to promote catalytic research

The Contrarian

Our old theoretical models in biology are not working so well lately, says Ana Soto

Lessons from Above

Psychiatrist culls the wisdom of Judaism, Buddhism and Stoicism to avoid life's curveballs

The $330,000 Hamburger

Lab-grown beef isn’t as tasty as the real deal

Power Loss

Fat molecule may be a factor in muscle decline as we age

Tipping the Scales

Letters sent home to parents about their overweight kids prove controversial

Family Ties

A 50th-anniversary gathering evokes the pleasures of pursuing science in the same department while caring for each other without fail

Protein Power

Muscle loss that comes with age can be fixed through better nutrition

Lens On Cancer Research

Special microscope will allow scientists to observe interaction of molecules thought to contribute to development of the disease

Among the Best in the World

Two Sackler School students named Howard Hughes Fellows

Rite of Passage

Students in the class of 2017 don the white coat for the first time

Under Pressure

Home hypertension testing shows mixed results

Good Connections

Recent poll ranks medical school highly for networking, social life

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Regeneration

Multipurpose cells could act as biological repair kits to treat conditions that won’t get better on their own

Eye in the Sky

Satellite imagery may provide better warning of cholera epidemics

B-12 Deficiency and Dementia

Vitamin shortage may affect more people than previously thought

Postpartum Depression Spans Generations

Daughters of female rats exhibit the same behaviors as their stressed-out moms

New Chair

BJ Magnani leads new clinical pathology department

Vitamin Fix

Most adults don’t get enough daily doses of C and E

A Double Helping

The medical school’s policy of matching donations makes generosity the rule