Hard-driving, uncompromising, and ferociously devoted to every mission he tackled, the School of Medicine and Dentistry alumnus is credited with the global eradication of smallpox.
Earning an honor previously awarded to Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg, and Jonathan Ive of Apple, Hoque has been recognized as one of the first to show that people can improve their social skills by interacting with automated systems.
Geophysicist John Tarduno has taken a group of University students to southern Africa and Australia this summer to follow up on a pair of groundbreaking findings that he had published last year on the strength and direction of Earth’s magnetic field. The students are live-tweeting from their research sites, sending photos from the field.
Patients carrying certain mutations that cause long QT syndrome, a rare cardiac rhythm disorder, have an increased risk for developing seizures, according to a new study from the Medical Center. The study is the first to demonstrate a link between LQTS and seizures.
The Medical Center is one of only eight institutions selected to lead a four-year, nationwide effort to improve residency training for doctors. The new model focuses on patient safety.