Month: January 2016

Knowledge is Power: One Student’s Mission to Make a Difference

Last month we announced the winners of the 2015 Side-Out Ambassador Program Awards. As part of the process, scholarship applicants submitted essays that addressed the following questions: What did they learn from their educational hours? How did they pass their knowledge on to others? How did this experience make them feel and why? Did they …

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Chip Petricoin, Mariaelena Pierobon, Alex Reeder with Side-Out poster

The Side-Out Protocol: A Scientist’s Perspective

As a physician-scientist, I have been part of the Side-Out trial since 2009. The major goal of the trial is the improvement of survival rates of metastatic breast cancer patients through the delivery of what is known as “precision medicine.” But what does the term really mean? I have spent hundreds of hours at the …

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