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Posts From Ameera Billings

Selecting for Cancer

Selecting for Cancer

Using evolution to explain the spread of cancer In 2018, the International Agency for Research on Cancer estimated seventeen million new cancer diagnoses and 9.5 million cancer-related deaths worldwide. Though the numbers are grim, researchers have made great strides in

Secrets of Cerebral Spinal Fluid: What one technology has revealed about what lies inside the nervous system of some HIV patients

Secrets of Cerebral Spinal Fluid: What one technology has revealed about what lies inside the nervous system of some HIV patients

While we know that an estimated 1.1 million Americans are living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and that 6,465 people died from the disease in 2015, what remains unknown is the breadth of HIV patients that suffer from the virus’s