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Benjamin Meyers Benjamin Meyers (1 Posts)

Writer-in-Training

Thomas Jefferson University


Benjamin Meyers is a third year medical student at Thomas Jefferson University. In 2015, he graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in neuroscience. He enjoys watching Michigan sports, working on a podcast when he can, and reminiscing about the videos he used to make for Scientific American. In the future, Ben would like to be a medical correspondent.




The Egg Drop Project & Inspiration

Do you remember the classic high school physics project where you were tasked with designing a contraption that would protect an uncooked egg from a high fall? At first, this task may have seemed daunting and maybe even impossible, but with a little inspiration, persistence and learning from several scrambled eggs, you likely achieved success.

Different Strokes for Different Folks: Acute Care in the Age of Telemedicine

“Telestroke,” a telemedicine approach to acute stroke care, is revolutionizing how we treat our country’s third leading cause of death. Leveraging modern communication technology and the combined experience of skilled neurologists, Telestroke aims to benefit patients in rural areas who are often at the highest risk of ischemic stroke but have the least access to treatment.

Laura Gardner Laura Gardner (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

University of Utah School of Medicine and University of Utah Department of Bioengineering


Laura Gardner is in her third year as an MD/MS student at the University of Utah School of Medicine and University of Utah Department of Bioengineering. Her background is in biochemistry, and she is interested in exploring the interface between biotechnology and healthcare. She enjoys playing volleyball, crafting, Latin dancing, and anything with coconut in it.