By representing a black fetus, a student reveals the invisibilization of diversity in medicine

An anatomical cut of a pregnant woman. This image, often represented in medical textbooks, presents an immutable constant: it is always represented in the body of a white woman. In December 2021, when he created the image of a fetus in the body of a black woman, Chidiebere Ibe, a Nigerian medical student, enabled a … Read more

“There has been no detailed study on student precariousness since 2014”

Accommodation in university residences, meals for one euro, emergency social assistance: since the start of the health crisis, the regional centers for university and school works (Crous) have played a crucial role with low-income students, recalls the president. of the network, Dominique Marchand. Read also Article reserved for our subscribers Universities on the front line … Read more

Universities on the front line to fight against student insecurity

In the Agoraé grocery store, students can find basic necessities at reduced prices. In Angers, December 14, 2021. JEREMIE LUSSEAU FOR “THE WORLD” Groceries, resources, loan of computer and 4G key, distributor of periodical protection, food parcels, service vouchers, vouchers… Never before have universities diversified their social services to such an extent. For almost two … Read more

Doctoral student finds alternative cell option for organs-on-chips

Journal Reference: Tanmay Mathur, James J. Tronolone, Abhishek Jain. Comparative Analysis of Blood‐Derived Endothelial Cells for Designing Next‐Generation Personalized Organ‐on‐Chips. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2021; 10 (22) DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.121.022795 As an example, even though sickle cell disease was first described in the early 1900s, the range of severity in the disease causes challenges … Read more

Davide Giri stabbed to death in New York: he was a graduate student at Columbia – National Newspaper

Rome, December 3, 2021 – One Italian student of Columbia University he was stabbed to death last night in Harlem, not far from the university campus. The dean of the university identified him as Davide Giri aged 30, studying for a doctorate after studying at the Polytechnic of Turin, as reported on the social profiles. … Read more