Monthly Archives: April 2012

To Take a Year Off Or Not?

I recently spoke with a relatively well informed individual who advised me to take a year off before my fourth year of medical school in order to do more, deeper research in neurosurgery. As an aside, I’m going to make … Continue reading

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Awesome Neuroradiology Resource

For those of you looking for some more neurorads experience, check out http://headneckbrainspine.com/Cases.php Great cases, great descriptions, plus flashcards and more. Likely not helpful for preclinical students but for clinical students and maybe even residents, it might be worthwhile.

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This is GOLD, part 2

Again, Thiel via Blake Masters: ” VI. Where to Start? The path from 0 to 1 might start with asking and answering three questions. First, what is valuable? Second, what can I do? And third, what is nobody else doing? … Continue reading

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This is GOLD

Lecture notes from a CS lecture by Peter Thiel (wiki bio)   “It may upset people to hear that competition may not be unqualifiedly good. We should be clear what we mean here. Some sense of competition seems appropriate. Competition … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Presses

In a paper epubbed in Nature Medicine this week, researchers at Stanford showed a new technique for tagging glios using nanoparticles. Glios (glioblastoma multiforme) are the Darth Vader of brain tumors. Originating in glial cells which form the crucial supporting … Continue reading

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