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David Grant

David W Grant is a medical student and Satter Scholar at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. His present interests include stem cell translational medicine and the intersection of surgery and global health. He studied biomedical engineering at the University of Toronto, working in Dr. John E. Davies‚ group. His graduate research focussed on improving rhBMP-2 delivery for osseous regenerative medicine. While in Toronto he co-founded StemCellTalks, a national high school outreach organization focussed on the science and practical ethics of stem cells.

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Mind the gap: study examines newspaper coverage of stem cell tourism

How do newspaper articles portray stem cell tourism? A research team at the University of Alberta recently asked this question, and their results were published last month in the journal Nature. Their conclusions were both surprising, and hopeful. The team, led by Timothy Caulfield, analyzed tonality, agenda setting and framing in 445 newspaper articles on […]