Research Corner: Association between CHEK2 gene mutation and risk of developing cancers, by Hasna Kazi

In this piece, Hasna Kazi, a preclinical representative for the Medical Research Students Society, shares with The Auricle some original research analysing the link between the CHEK2 gene and cancers. This piece originally featured in our July-September Edition.

Author’s note: Acknowledgement of supervisor – Dr Shuai Li at the Breast Cancer Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Melbourne. Dr Li was a brilliant and understanding supervisor and I cannot thank him enough for this opportunity.

Research Corner: Long Covid, by Andrew Duan

For our regular Research Corner segment in the March-April Edition of The Auricle, Andrew Duan shares his research on Long Covid. An increasing concern as the Covid-19 pandemic rages across Australia, this article is a fascinating insight into an intriguing condition. Andrew Duan is also an Education Officer for the Medical Research Students Society (MRSS).