Researchers Find Key to Muscle RegenerationSaint Louis University School of Medicine researchers report in Molecular Metabolism new findings that the nuclear receptor REV-ERB appears to play a key role in muscle regeneration, suggesting the receptor may be a good target medresearch
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Study: New Approach to Destroying Deadly Brain TumorsResearchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern) have shown that a new strategy for treating brain tumors, using medications that have previously been used for lung cancer and arthritis, medresearch
Learn Serve Lead 2017: The AAMC Annual Meeting
Learn Serve Lead 2017 is a meeting pivotal to the future of academic medicine. With over 120 education sessions and 60 networking events you can tailor your own Learn Serve Lead experience. Register Today!
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How I Prepared for the MCAT® Exam
21 past examinees share their MCAT study schedules, challenges, and dos & don'ts to help you prepare for your exam! Comments Jackie James Howdy y'all! As someone who took a prep course during the semester (don't do it, trust me) and got a Andy Cho Evan Lam just tagging to remind myself to look at this laterHajaru Hamza Syeda Rubaiya Mahnaz Mzbah Hawk Saima Rahman Raghda Hammad AAMC Pre-Med
Effective Advocacy: Applying What I Learned on the Hill
Continuous engagement and ongoing relationships with public officials are critical for successful advocacy, AAMC Chief Public Policy Officer Karen Fisher, JD, writes in a Viewpoint.
Continuous engagement is critical for successful advocacy. And that ongoing relationship means public officials listen
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Editorial Board Q&A: Grace Huang, MD AM Rounds
What topics will we be reading about in Academic Medicine in 5 years?

Check out this Q&A with Academic Medicine editorial board member and MedEdPORTAL Editor-in-Chief, Grace Huang:
Grace Huang, MD, Editor-in-Chief of MedEdPORTAL, associate professor of medicine at Harvard
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Medication Offers Cardiovascular Protection Against Obesity, Diabetes

Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have found that linagliptin, a medication regularly used for diabetes, can protect against stiffening of the left ventricle of the heart. The finding comes
First-ever all-female surgical class to graduate at U of R
In three days, the very first all-female surgical class at the University of Rochester will graduate together.
In four days, the very first all-female surgical class at the University of Rochester will graduate...
Comments Frank Barrios Why is this an achievement or something to celebrate? Should we celebrate first ever all white, black, male, brown, etc. Curtis Warren I don't care what you are. As long as you're willing to bust a gut to save a life, then Sarah Coolidge Rachel the future is now AAMC Pre-Med
Academic Medicine Podcast by Academic Medicine on Apple Podcasts
“We reduce people to what we know about them and deny them the opportunity to show us their pain. In building relationships with patients, I intend to be generous and resilient, for every clinical encounter involves not one but two Association of American Medical Colleges
The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions
The Official Guide includes application tips and national data from the 2016 entering class. Available in print or ebook. Comments Christina Pulidindi Pls put up for free 🙏 AAMC Pre-Med
First-ever all-female surgical class to walk stage at U of R
In three days, the very first all-female surgical class at the University of Rochester will graduate together.
In four days, the very first all-female surgical class at the University of Rochester will walk the stage at graduation...
Comments Stephanie Fine Can anyone tell me why the residents of the 2010 surgery program are graduating 7 years later? Some of these Ami Shah NY Great strides! Looking forward them to becoming Chair of the Department and CEO of their Hospital.Robin Hat Surgical Caps Congratulations to the ladies! They've earned this through hard work 💪 Association of American Medical Colleges
AAMC Statement on Senate Health Care Bill
We are extremely disappointed by the Senate bill released today. Despite promises to the contrary, it will leave millions of people without health coverage, and others with only bare bones plans that will be insufficient to properly address their needs. Comments Steve Warnick Jr Thank you for standing up for our patients!Linda Ollis Keep on fighting!Ellen Roberts Russell And what is different from Obamacare, the worst idea ever?!? Association of American Medical Colleges
New Cancer Drug Tested In Mice May Benefit Certain Leukemia Patients Researchers at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah have discovered new science that could provide better therapeutic options for patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who have medresearch
Double-duty Nanoparticles Lower Cancer’s Defenses While Firing Up Immune SystemScientists at Johns Hopkins have created a nanoparticle that carries two different antibodies capable of simultaneously switching off cancer cells’ defensive properties while switching on a robust anticancer immune response in medresearch
Is the Finger-stick Blood Test Necessary for Type 2 Diabetes Treatment?Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have completed a landmark study that shows that blood glucose testing does not offer a significant advantage in blood sugar control or quality medresearch
Researchers Help Find Possible Explanation for Unparalleled Spread of Ebola VirusResearchers at Tulane University and other institutions have discovered a new biological activity in a small protein from the deadly Ebola virus. The team’s findings were recently published in the medresearch
Researchers Identify Gene That May Play a Central Role in Heart DiseaseResearchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have identified a mutated gene that leads to an irregular heartbeat, which can lead to a dangerously inefficient heart. The gene, medresearch
New Cellular Target May Put The Brakes on Cancer’s Ability to Spread Researchers at Johns Hopkins have discovered a biochemical signaling process that causes densely packed cancer cells to break away from a tumor and spread the disease elsewhere in the medresearch
For Anorexia Nervosa, Researchers Implicate Genetic Locus on Chromosome 12Researchers at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine researchers, in a study in the American Journal of Psychiatry, have identified the first genetic locus for anorexia nervosa and medresearch
UCF Scientists Use Gene Editing Tech to Develop New Screening Tool for Parkinson’s DiseaseA team of researchers at the University of Central Florida is using CRISPR Cas9, the breakthrough gene-editing technology, to develop a new screening tool for Parkinson’s disease. medresearch
New Insight Into Why The Heart Does Not Repair ItselfResearchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Heart Institute have examined the idea of helping the heart to repair itself. In studying pathways known to be involved in heart cell medresearch
Researchers Identify Biomarkers That May Predict Cognitive Impairment in New Parkinson’s Disease Patients

New biomarkers identified by a research team in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania could help predict which Parkinson’s disease patients will suffer
Combination Therapy Targets Genetic Mutation Found in Many Cancers

A study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has shown promise for effective treatment of therapy-resistant cancers caused by a mutation of the RAS gene, which accounts for
Extreme Preterm Infant Death or Disease May Be Predicted By BiomarkerResearchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have shown that examining cells collected from umbilical cord blood vessel walls at birth may predict which extremely preterm infants will medresearch
How a Virus Tricks Cells into Helping It Build an Invasion Route

Researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School have revealed important clues how a certain type of viruses, known as polyomaviruses, invade the nucleus of healthy cells. 

The findings
Grant Helps Train the Next Generation of Translational ScientistsResearchers at The Ohio State University Heart and Vascular Center, Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute and the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology have developed a new training program to address medresearch
Joint Program’s First Clinical Collaboration: Brain Cancer TrialResearchers from University of Florida Health and Orlando Health are beginning a new phase II clinical trial focused on gliobastoma, the first collaboration in the new joint program between the two organizations. The medresearch
Toward an HIV Cure: Team Develops Test to Detect Hidden Virus

Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health and the School of Medicine announced in Nature Medicine that they’ve created a test sensitive enough to detect “hidden”
Diabetes Patients Seeing Better Outcomes Through TechnologyTechnologies such as continuous glucose monitoring systems, first-generation artificial pancreases, closed-loop products, wearable technologies, specifically designed telemedicine systems, and more are helping diabetes patients better track their blood glucose levels, monitor their insulin needs medresearch

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