For much of the past two decades, Dr. Michael Shadlen, professor and HHMI investigator in the department of neuroscience at Columbia University, and his colleagues have been studying decision-making from the inside out—examining mechanisms of the brain known to be involved in choice.
Speaking at the first annual NLM Michael DeBakey Lecture in the History of Medicine on Mar. 21 in Lister Hill Auditorium, Dr. Shelley McKellar told of the prominent surgeon who garnered great media attention for his medical achievements and for the roster of notables he treated.
“Liver cancer is one of the most profoundly important cancers on our planet,” said Dr. John Groopman of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. He gave the biannual NCI Stars in Nutrition and Cancer lecture Mar. 21 in Lipsett Amphitheater.