NOTE [249 KB]
Blueprint for a renaissance.
Dinner by blindfold and other disabilities.
She studied diseases of ancients; now Kate
McFadden has turned her attention to the present.
In outer space, biological rhythms seem to flatten,
as they tend to in elderly men.
Mitochondria: not just for cellular
DEGREES [40 KB]
Donald Fraley did what came naturally.
PNC Innovator Awardees expect to arrest
brain cancer with a promising gene therapy vector.
Mourning a brother raises issues about quality of life and a quality death.
NEWS [223 KB]
From finance to surgery.
Harry Rubashs devotion to bone.
CALL [34 KB]
Albert Ferguson, chair of orthopaedic surgery for three
decades, kept many people going,
including National League umpire Vinne Smith (seated).
(Photo: Paul Slantis/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reprinted with permission)
Call Him Dr. Ferguson [152 KB]
That man, the one over there, mopping the floorscores of orthopaedic
department chairs aspired to be just like him.
COVER STORY BY EDWIN KIESTER JR.
Golden Hearts [425
Two weeks in a Honduran village teach medical students how to listen
to a community.
BY JESSICA MESMAN
Trial Runs II
Someday he would like to open a bar, yet theres absolutely nothing
casual about Dennis Swansons current job, directing the Institutional
Review Board, which oversees 3,000 human-subject research investigations.
BY DAVID R. ELTZ
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is at the top when it comes to
treating psychiatric disorders and understanding their biological underpinnings.
Its history mirrors the history of modern psychiatry.
BY EDWIN KIESTER JR.