Archive for June, 2013

From NIH to FDA: An Odyssey

Posted on: June 28th, 2013 by admin

Just north of downtown Washington, DC, in suburban Maryland, are two Federal agencies that have played, and will continue to play, a […]

Thinking about the Ear

Posted on: June 21st, 2013 by admin

The French sculptor Auguste Rodin conceived The Thinker, or Le Penseur, in the last two decades of the 19th century. From this small plaster version, […]

Blood Tests to Detect Breast Cancer Early

Posted on: June 14th, 2013 by admin 7 Comments

Imagine a test in which a woman visits a clinic, a sample of blood is acquired from a simple pin prick […]

A Day of Affirmation

Posted on: June 7th, 2013 by admin 1 Comment

Yesterday was a glorious winter’s day in Cape Town, offering welcome respite from the inclement weather. As we stood on the steps […]