Success and empowerment can only be found where support is plentiful. Courtland Blount, MD, strongly believes that – so much so that he’s set out to build a multifaceted support system, serving those near and far.
A good mentor is a role model, a coach, an advocate, and a teacher. One of the best—longtime Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) mentor D. Wade Clapp, MD—and three current mentees sat down to discuss what they’ve learned from him and his advice for the future.
The Krannert Cardiovascular Research Center encourages all cardiovascular trainees, fellows and junior faculty at the assistant professor level to submit an abstract for the Young Investigator Competition at the inaugural Krannert Biennial.
When Indiana University School of Medicine general surgery resident, Jackson Baril, MD, was in college at University of Minnesota, he encountered a couple life-changing experiences: he registered for Be the Match to donate peripheral blood stem cells and decided to donate a kidney.
The journey began innocently enough, as there was someone on campus to encourage people to sign up to donate bone marrow. And in a tissue engineering class, he learned about the need for organs.
David Haggerty, a PhD student in the Medical Neuroscience Graduate Program at Stark Neurosciences Research Institute at Indiana University School of Medicine, has spent the summer as one of about two dozen fellows with Flagship Pioneering, a venture capital firm based out of Cambridge, Massachusetts that creates biotechnology, life sciences, health and sustainability companies. Flagship is best known for incubating Moderna, the company that developed one of the COVID-19 vaccines.