Interview with Michael Schwarzschild -Neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital

As part of The Science Explorer‘s “Job Spotlight” series, I interviewed Dr. Michael Schwarzschild, who provided some fabulous advice for budding scientists and stressed the importance of having fun along your career path! Read the full interview over at The Science Explorer! Photo credit: Image courtesy of Dr. Michael Schwarzschild / Mass General

New hope for triple negative breast cancer patients

Triple negative breast cancer is difficult to treat because¬†it lacks the receptors that would allow it to respond to many of the drugs used for other forms of breast cancer. However, for the first time, a new drug candidate has been designed using genetic sequencing to specifically trigger tumour cells into killing themselves,¬†leaving healthy cells…

Bringing the brain dead back to life

It sounds like something out of a horror movie but it could be coming sooner than you think, according to scientists that are about to embark on a cutting edge clinical trial. The team has been granted ethical approval to attempt to regenerate the brains from clinically brain dead patients. Read more about this story…