Interpreter of Maladies

210 Cloudview Dr Austin,Tx, 78745 morgan.gainer-kendrickas@stu.austinisd.org   August 17th 2018   Pulitzer Prize Judging Board 2018 The Pulitzer Prizes Columbia University, 709 Pulitzer Hall, 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027     Dear Pulitzer Prize Judging Board,   Unique was the adjective that described perfectly each family and each story but somehow they all connected.... Continue Reading →

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The Cold Wet Truth – Morgan Gainer-Kendrick

ASL is a disease that reduces muscle mass until death. Many fundraisers toward the treatments are useless. The ice bucket challenge raised $100 million during 2014 toward this deadly disease. However, "The search for a treatment for this deadly degenerative disease is a rife with studies so poorly designed that they offered nothing more than... Continue Reading →

Covered up Mistakes – Morgan Gainer-Kendrick

In chapter 2 of Rigor Mortis I became very aware on how little mistakes can produce a largely different outcome. Many scientist follow safe and healthy procedures but can turn a blind eye to small mistakes. Still their research is published and they receive awards. However when another scientist wants to reproduce their experiment or... Continue Reading →

False Research, False Hope -Morgan G

After indulging myself in the first chapter of the eye opening 'Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions' By Richard Harris I was shocked to learn that most experiments done that supposedly help prove the latest scientific research like curing cancer and Alzheimer's, can not be reproduced therefore, the... Continue Reading →

Expanding Knowledge -Morgan G.

HI! My name is Morgan G. and I am going into sophomore year. I chose Biomed because my passion is animals. Ever since I was little I’ve always wanted to be a veterinarian and study animal science. I essentially chose my school because of it’s Biomed Pathway so I could achieve my dream. I enjoy... Continue Reading →

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