FPPN: The club that changed my life

Following 3-year FPPN member Anika Somasundaran through her self-realization journey of finding her lifelong career. “[During my] freshman year, there was a guest speaker panel with researchers and doctors from Stanford,” junior Anika Somasundaran said. “I [was] a bit iffy before that [day] as to what [specific] career I wanted in the [medical field], but … Continue reading FPPN: The club that changed my life

Groundbreaking new drug to revolutionize cardiac care

By Riya Ranjan Cardiovascular disease — the number one cause of death in not only the U.S. but the world. Every year, more than 400 million people are diagnosed with some form of heart disease that jeopardizes the rest of their lives — instead of trips around the world, games of street basketball and family … Continue reading Groundbreaking new drug to revolutionize cardiac care

Looking Ahead: How Satellites Could Help Detect Cholera

A new advancement in satellites could help detect a cholera outbreak up to four weeks in advance By Saumya Tawakley We’ve all experienced the unpleasant toll sickness takes on us, whether in the form of a common cold or something more severe, like the flu. Every year, certain seasons pass when diseases flourish more than … Continue reading Looking Ahead: How Satellites Could Help Detect Cholera

The Rise of Technology in Hospitals

By Jenny Chin Technology has recently found its way into everyone’s’ daily lives in the past decade, becoming ubiquitous in homes, malls, and various other areas. In hospitals, likewise, doctors and medical staff have partnered up with different types of technology in order to speed up the process of patient care with more precision. However, the … Continue reading The Rise of Technology in Hospitals

Kymriah: Gateway for new possibilities

The first FDA approved gene therapy treatment could revolutionize medical treatment By Charlotte Chui With new strides in medicine constantly being made, the subject of genetic modification and its applications in medical treatments have certainly been a prominent topic of speculation. Yet when these possibilities arise in discussion, whether in casual conversation or in biology … Continue reading Kymriah: Gateway for new possibilities