Medicine on the Midway

Winter 2006

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

Features

Winter 2006 cover

The First Footprints (PDF)
Around 375 million years later, a missing evolutionary link between fish and land animals has resurfaced--in fossil form--thanks to paleontologist Neil Shubin.
By Catherine Gianaro

Molecular Medicine to the Rescue (PDF)
Six-year-old Lilly trades her pump for pills in one of the first cases of Type 1 diabetes management free of outside insulin.
By Katie Scarlett Brandt

Searching for Statins (PDF)
By Katie Scarlett Brandt

Departments

Midway News (PDF)

Bookmark (PDF)

Noteworthy (PDF)

Medicine off the Midway (PDF)
This year's AMA president-elect has more to offer the group than being the first president to hold a Pritzker degree. He also has an impressive history of advocacy.
By Katie Scarlett Brandt

Class Update (PDF)

Perspective (PDF)
Anesthesiologist Richard Cook evaluates how medical mishaps are assessed and suggests a new approach.
By Richard Cook, MD

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