Keven injected older and younger mice with an experimental vaccine before also injecting them with aggressive colon cancer cells. One hundred percent of the younger mice developed immunity to the cancer while the older mice did not, leading Keven to … Continue reading
Implicit bias occurs, Capers explained, when the “unconscious mind hijacks the conscious mind,” and it stems from our experiences — not racism. Capers suggested creating an implicit bias reduction ‘cheat sheet,’ which admission committee members can review prior to interviewing … Continue reading
Michael DeBaun, MD, MPH, director of the Vanderbilt-Meharry Center for Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease, has been awarded the American Society of Hematology’s 2019 ASH Mentor Award for his sustained and outstanding commitment to the training and career development of … Continue reading
In the U.S., racial and ethnic minorities have higher rates of chronic disease, obesity, and premature death than white people. Black patients in particular have among the worst health outcomes, experiencing higher rates of hypertension and stroke. And black men have the lowest … Continue reading
Dr. Darrell M. Gray, II, MD, MPH (pictured on the left), earns the Grand SCOPY, the highest honor among the SCOPY recipients and recognizes the most innovative and multi-faceted integrated communications program that represents what can and should be done … Continue reading
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