Medicine on the Midway

Fall 2005

A publication for alumni, faculty, students and friends of the University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division and Pritzker School of Medicine.

Features

Midway Fall 2005 cover

The Face of Breast Cancer (PDF)
Targeting breast cancer in women of African descent may require new approaches. Chicago cancer specialist Funmi Olopade searches for answers.
By Kelli Whitlock Burton

A Place Just for Kids (PDF)
Appealing patient rooms big enough for mom to sleep over and colorful artwork that sparks the imagination make the new children's hospital a hit with kids. By Katie Brandt

Hyde Park Hidden Treasures (PDF)

Departments

Midway News (PDF)

Medicine off the Midway (PDF)
In the aftermath of a tsunami, Chicago Fulbright scholar Ranjana Srivastava, MBBS, helps heal people on an island isolated from medical aid by the water that devastated it.

Class Update (PDF)

Perspective (PDF)
David Meltzer, MD, PhD, warns that to protect the future of biomedical research, scientists and physicians must confront rising health care costs head-on.

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