Tuesday, February 6, 2018

TED Radio Hour, Rethinking Medicine Part 1: Siddhartha Mukherjee

This Tuesday's blog post comes to us from TED Radio Hour, which recently aired a show on re-imagining medicine. Part 1 features Siddhartha Mukherjee...have a listen. 

"About Siddhartha Mukherjee's TED Talk
When it comes to medicine, one rule of thinking has generally prevailed: Have disease, take pill, kill something. But physician Siddhartha Mukherjee says treatment should take a broader approach.
About Siddhartha Mukherjee
Siddhartha Mukherjee is a cancer physician and researcher, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center.
He is also the best-selling author of many books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winningThe Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of CancerThe Laws of Medicine, and The Gene.
He collaborated with Ken Burns on a six-hour documentary for PBS based on The Emperor of All Maladies, updating the story with recent discoveries in oncology."

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