The Helix Blog gives voice to City of Hope graduate students and their research.
July 30, 2015| administrator-coh
Courtesy of Dr. Jacob Berlin, the following article explores how many scientists, journalists, and members of the public can perpetuate or fall victim to bad science. By omitting certain details, or “massaging” one’s data or experimental design, one can create the results one desires, and can often times depend on the media to take it viral.
May 08, 2015| Vishnu Samarasimhasubhashchandra
Coffee coffee coffee, no single person’s day is done without having a cup of coffee. Coffee is the best friend for many of us. Recent reports show that scientists (ourselves) are the biggest coffee drinkers of all.
April 27, 2015| administrator-coh
Announcements Congratulations to Jodi Murakami and her fiancée, who welcomed home their baby boy in December. Congratulations to Nathaniel Magilnick and his wife, who welcomed home their baby boy in March.
April 22, 2015| Richard Jaramillo
Increased levels of advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) have been reported in serum of patients with diabetes and are associated with increased probability of specific complications including cardiovascular disease and nephropathy.
October 06, 2014| Cassandra Ramos
Whether we originally hail from the San Gabriel Valley or halfway across the world, we as City of Hope graduate students have become intimately involved with the city of Duarte. After all, Duarte is where we diligently investigate important biomedical questions at research laboratories every day.
September 08, 2014| Nick Snead
I think everyone has experienced—at least once—a very awkward conference in which the session chair didn't have control of the discussion, was shockingly unprepared, or was unprofessional. So what does it take to lead a good discussion? Dr.
July 15, 2014| administrator-coh
If you’re interested in building and designing prosthetics, you have to work at a big medical devices company, right? Think again. Earlier this year, CNN published a series of heartwarming stories highlighting the use of 3D printer technology for prosthetics.
July 09, 2014| Cecilia Choy
Cooperation of Neurotrophin Receptor TrkB and Her2 in Breast Cancer Cells Facilitates Brain Metastasis Cecilia Choy, Josh Neman, Matthew Duenas, Hubert Li, Nagarajan Vaidehi, Rahul Jandial Metastases are responsible for 90% of all cancer deaths, and patients diagnosed with brain metastasis have a dismal 20% probability of one-year survival.
June 10, 2014| Cassandra Ramos
The Ph.D. is the highest degree awarded in the field of life sciences, and this achievement should be attainable by anyone with the aptitude, intellectual curiosity, and drive to pursue knowledge at the highest level.
June 03, 2014| Greg Cherryholmes
While many scientists have continued their career paths into industry, or stayed in academia, there are few who have been able to successfully traverse both arenas of research as well as David Webb. I recently had a discussion with Dr.