New Student-Run Podcast Helps the Medicine Go Down
Spoonful of Sugar is a podcast for first- and second-year medical students, created by third- and fourth-year medical students at the College of Medicine. Its goal is to provide another way for students to review information while also creating a community of medical students who help each other.
Scientific dogma holds that the protein tau stabilizes microtubules within brain cells — but new research suggests just the opposite. Tau’s actual role in the neuron is to allow microtubules to grow and remain dynamic, according to Liang Oscar Qiang, PhD, the study’s lead author and a research assistant professor of neurobiology and anatomy.