Mosqito who might carry malaria

Malaria Vaccine

Kaeden Brown
October 14, 2022

Malaria, one of the deadliest diseases in history, has long been an issue, especially in African countries. Can a vaccine be the saving grace Africa needs? The United States (U.S.) Government has recently...

Man Receives First Successful Pig Heart Transplantation

Man Receives First Successful Pig Heart Transplantation

Safa Hameed
January 20, 2022

On January 7, the first successful xenotransplantation, which is the transplantation of organs or tissues from different species, of a genetically-modified pig heart was performed at the University of...

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Celebrating Black Excellence: Rebecca Lee Crumpler

Deepika Joshi
February 22, 2019

Rebecca Lee Crumpler challenged the thinking and practices that prevented African-Americans from pursuing careers in medicine. Dr. Rebecca Davis Lee Crumpler completed her Medical Doctorate (M.D.) in 1864,...

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