In case you missed it: News from The Forefront

In case you missed it, Science Life has a new home at The Forefront, a science, health and wellness news and information website for the University of Chicago Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division and the Pritzker School of Medicine.

Be sure to visit the Forefront’s dedicated research and discoveries channel to read about our basic science and biomedical discoveries. We will be launching a newsletter to bring you the latest updates soon, but in the meantime here’s what you may have missed this week:

Wildly popular Pathoma course creates an unlikely celebrity in medical education

Medical students around the country have logged more than 6 million hours listening to the University of Chicago Medicine’s Husain Sattar, MD, review the fundamentals of pathology. To many of them, he’s simply ‘Pathoma guy.’

An innovative PET tracer can measure damage from multiple sclerosis in mouse models

A UChicago research team describes early tests of a minimally-invasive way to assess myelin damage—the hallmark of multiple sclerosis—using positron emission tomography (PET). This approach could be used to follow MS lesions over time.

Other articles on health, wellness and patient care

Editor’s note: We’ll be taking a break from these updates next week to celebrate Groundhog Day, but we’ll be back with a special double issue on Feb. 9.

About Matt Wood (531 Articles)
Matt Wood is a senior science writer and manager of communications at the University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences Division.
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