Medicine on the Midway

Spring 2005

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

Features

Never Say Never (PDF)
Todd Yezefski thought he was done with competitive cycling after entering the graduate program in cancer biology. But as he writes in his journal, he had more miles to go.

Midway Spring 2005 cover

Unraveling the World of Epilepsy (PDF)
A cluster of physicians and researchers works together to battle the disabling disorder. By Catherine Gianaro

Advancing the Red Queen (PDF)
With 10 new chairmen recently appointed, the Biological Sciences Division sets a course for innovation.
By John Easton

Departments

Midway News (PDF)

Medicine off the Midway (PDF)
A leading researcher, rebel and Chicago alumnus rallies colleagues to push for Web publishing instead of high-priced journals. By Frank Stephenson

Class Update (PDF)

Perspective (PDF)
Public policy and unbiased scientific advice go hand-in-hand, says geneticist Janet Rowley, MD '48, who serves on President Bush's Council on Bioethics.

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