National Conference on Students’ Medical Research

The Community Medicine department of Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram is organizing the 5th National Conference on Students’ Medical Research. The theme for this year is: Translational Medicine. Their website has more details. Here is their brochure: Their website (which is very chic, easy to navigate and user friendly, something we are not accustomed to while browsing conference websites) has a wonderful justification for the selection of … Continue reading National Conference on Students’ Medical Research

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CET: Proposing a NEET Idea

I have had this presentation made by Dr. Avinash Supe, Professor and HOD, Department of Gastrosurgery, KEM Hospital and Seth GS Medical College and was waiting for the right time to publish it online. It seems like the time is now here! Knowing how the Google Docs to WordPress thingy does not always work smoothly, here is a copy of the original presentation as well: … Continue reading CET: Proposing a NEET Idea

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Thank You Eva, For Reminding Me…

… what studying Medicine was all about. I came across this talk by Alzheimer’s and Cancer researcher, Microbiology prodigy, Eva Vertes. She delivered this TEDTalk when she was just 19, but by then she had already made a niche of her own in the world of medicine. At a juncture when I am personally going through a lot of changed and turmoil, this video of … Continue reading Thank You Eva, For Reminding Me…

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A Wonderful Presentation: The Gatekeeper is Dead

This presentation by Cameron Neylon is about using filters in publication and I came across it via a link posted on Fenner’s blog on PLoS One. I must say that although a lot of what it says does not affect me in any direct manner, I feel this is an exquisite presentation. In fact, this may well be the “ideal” scientific presentation. I love the … Continue reading A Wonderful Presentation: The Gatekeeper is Dead

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Junior Doctors’ Symposium: The Abstract

So, at the end of this month, there is going to be a competitive symposium for the junior doctors (Interns, House staffs, Residents) at my medical school. The topic is urrgghhh… OBESITY! Not the most interesting in the world, I am afraid. The subtopics are: Epidemiology of Obesity Pathophysiology of Obesity Assessment of Obesity Medical Management of Obesity Surgical Management of Obesity Now, I figured … Continue reading Junior Doctors’ Symposium: The Abstract

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WAD 2010: A Short History of the World AIDS Day

As a part of my campaign to spread more awareness regarding issues related to HIV/AIDS this month, I am going to write blog posts, create slideshow presentations and upload videos of the presentations I do for people to see. In a 10 episode series, I plan to capture the various aspects of HIV, AIDS and living with the disease. In the first episode, I present … Continue reading WAD 2010: A Short History of the World AIDS Day

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