Science Life is a guide to the changing world of biomedicine, as seen from our home at the University of Chicago Medicine. We’re interested in clinical and theoretical advances – from new kinds of cancer treatments to new ideas about how life evolved. Patients can visit this blog to ask questions or offer their own insights into diseases and therapies. Doctors and scholars can trade ideas about the latest studies or controversies. And anyone curious about the life sciences can join us in figuring out what this fascinating field means for our everyday lives.
The University of Chicago is an ideal place to seek this kind of information. Contributors to the blog include some of the world’s leading authorities on complex surgery, cancer, evolution, genetics, heart disease, organ transplants, and many other fields. Any opinions expressed in this blog are those of the contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of Chicago Medicine.
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About the Editor
Matt Wood is a writer and social media specialist for the University of Chicago Medicine, covering transplants, diabetes, celiac disease, sports medicine and technology. He joined the University of Chicago in 2011 after a career in IT and software design, plus a four-year stint as a stay-at-home dad. He lives in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago with his wife, two kids and a labradoodle.
Special thanks to past editors Rob Mitchum and Jeremy Manier.