Diseases of the Nervous System Mini-Review

Abstract It​ ​is​ ​clear​ ​socially,​ ​academically,​ ​and​ ​financially​ ​that​ ​today’s​ ​generation​ ​has​ ​an​ ​increased​ ​number of​ ​individuals​ ​with​ ​stress​ ​than​ ​previous​ ​generations.​ ​Most​ ​of​ ​this​ ​stress​ ​falls​ ​under​ ​chronic​ ​stress which​ ​interferes​ ​with​ ​people’s​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​function​ ​normally​ ​long​ ​term.​ ​The​ ​highest​ ​stress​ ​level​ ​is currently​ ​found​ ​in​ ​millennials​ ​born​ ​from​ ​1984-1999,​ ​aged​ ​18-33​ ​years​ …

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Neuroendocrinology Mini-Review

8 May 2017 Metformin treatment for diseases aside from Diabetes: Focus on Addison’s disease, adrenal glands and thyroid glands Word count: 2856 Abstract: Adrenal insufficiencies lead to increased rates of morbidity and mortality. In order to address these insufficiencies, glucocorticoid replacement has been the primary treatment of choice. However, side effects are intense and patients …

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How To Not Kill A Tomagotchi

The summer after my freshman year of college, I applied to a program called EBICS (Emergent Behaviors of Integrated Cellular Systems) and received the opportunity to participate in paid undergraduate research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for ten weeks in Boston. I worked under a P.h.D candidate at MIT in a biosynthetic lab in …

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