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Suhanee is an undergraduate student at Harvard University, majoring in neuroscience with a minor in global health and health policy. She is involved in neuropsychiatry research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and in the past, she has conducted research in the fields of animal behavior, drug development and orthopedic trauma.

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Published Content
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Using Wearable Technology To Predict Cognitive Function in Patients With MCI

Scientists demonstrated the potential of wearable technology to predict cognitive function in patients with mild cognitive impairment, which impacts over 15% of older adults worldwide, via physiological markers.
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Vagus Nerve Stimulation as a Treatment for Allergic Asthma

A mouse model was used to investigate the potential of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) as a treatment for allergic asthma, a subtype of asthma triggered by allergies, and understand some of the underlying mechanisms.
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Your Lack of Sleep Is Hurting You

Chronic sleep disruption (CSD) has been shown to promote pain. Now, a team of scientists have shed light on some of the brain regions and signaling molecules that may be responsible, offering potential avenues for therapeutic investigation.
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Your Gut Is Proof That You Lived Through a Pandemic

A microbiome analysis study highlights that pandemic-related lifestyle changes may be responsible for alterations seen in the microbial profile of the small intestine before versus during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Implanting Microdevices Into Brain Tumors To Determine the Best Treatment

Scientists have demonstrated the potential for using intratumoral microdevices (IMDs) to test various cancer drugs on the tumor before implementing systemic treatment. The approach could offer a hope in tackling hard-to-treat gliomas.
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Using Exercise to Inform Insulin Delivery in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

Current automated insulin delivery systems for Type 1 diabetics struggle to regulate blood glucose effectively during exercise, but integrating data from wearable fitness sensors and AI could change that, a recent study suggests.
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Drug Combination Could Offer Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Breast Cancer

Researchers explored the impact of double HER2 mutations and identified a specific combination of existing cancer drugs able to target breast cancer cells that were previously resistant to treatment.
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Scientists Find a Way To Reverse Infertility

Scientists have found a way to reverse infertility in a sterile mouse model by reducing the concentration of plasma high-density lipoproteins, known to impact fertility, using constitutively expressed bacterial serum opacity factor.
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Using Gut Bacteria To Treat Diabetes

Scientists have demonstrated the specific role that certain gut microbe species play in carbohydrate metabolism, suggesting the potential for insulin-sensitive gut bacteria to serve as a treatment for individuals with Type 2 diabetes.