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Bisiayo Fashemi, MD, awarded NIH Research Supplement

Bisiayo Fashemi, MD, awarded NIH Research Supplement
Dr. Bisiayo Fashemi, a Post-doc Research Associate in the Khabele Lab, recently received a Diversity Supplement award from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Through Dr. Khabele’s NIH R01-funded project titled, “Epigenetic Drug Regimens for Homologous Recombination Proficient Ovarian Cancer,” this supplement will bolster research in the area of novel […]

Ebony B. Carter, MD, MPH, secures NIH R21 award

Ebony B. Carter, MD, MPH, secures NIH R21 award
Dr. Ebony Carter, Associate Professor, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Chief, Division of Clinical Research, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine, received an R21 award from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Carter’s research titled “EleVATE-Clinicians: a tool to […]

A HISTORY OF RESEARCH: 1906 Pure Food & Drug Act—The Birth of the FDA

A HISTORY OF RESEARCH: 1906 Pure Food & Drug Act—The Birth of the FDA
In 1906, an American novelist and journalist by the name of Upton Sinclair wrote his polarizing novel The Jungle. The book showcased the harsh realities of Chicago and industrialized cities, including the living conditions and exploitation of immigrants. Part of his novel explored the meat industry, and he hoped by showing how horrible the work […]