We asked several of our physicians and scientists to share why science matters. Their stories show how their research has the potential to help people and save lives.
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- Beau Ances, MD, PhD, professor of neurology
His grandfather’s Parkinson’s led Ances to study the brain.
- Cynthia Rogers, MD, professor of psychiatry
A baby’s autism diagnosis inspires Rogers to better understand preemies’ brains.
- Gautam Dantas, PhD, professor of pathology and immunology and of biomedical engineering
Dantas shares how he was inspired to fight deadly drug resistance.
- Brian Kim, MD, professor of dermatology; co-director of the Center for the Study of Itch
A chronic itch patient dismissed by other doctors inspires Kim to research the science of itch.
- Indira Mysorekar, PhD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and of pathology and immunology
Finding ways to stop epidemics like Zika inspires Mysorekar’s research.