Tag Archives: Neuron

Forever young: the history and promise of young blood therapeutics

Kelly Chen Birmingham, Alabama, United States   Bestefaderens Erindringer (Grandfather’s Memories). Painted by Adolph Tidemand. 1865. Public Domain.  Two mice waddle in unison. They eat together, drink together, and nest together. Their closeness is no act of nature—for on closer inspection a delicate line of sutures is seen connecting them from forelimb to hindlimb. They […]

Rewiring the brain

Paul Rooprai Hamilton, Ontario, Canada   Approach as a Medical Illustrator The modern-day perception of mindfulness and meditation is inextricably linked to the mind, which is associated physically with the brain. The rendering of the brain at the top of the poster represents the biological processes that mindfulness promotes in the brain. The renditions of […]

Events of the Day – The Date I Will Never Have

Michael Wynn Salem, Oregon, USA Poet’s statement: My medical writing is informed by my fascination with how humans accept and sometimes deny reality.   Events of the day Tomorrow I will tell Mr. Smith, who is compulsively tidy, that he has Parkinson’s disease,and say “epilepsy” to Mr. Alexander, the 27-year-old  trucker who might have to pull […]