Kishan Patel

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kishan.patel.santacruz@gmail.com

Kishan Patel is a first-year Pre-Med, Biological Sciences major at UC Davis with an emphasis in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior. Kishan hopes to go to Medical school to study to become a doctor. In his free time, Kishan enjoys playing golf and basketball, spending time with friends and family, and learning more about the human body.

Kishan has written 5 post(s)

3-D printing seems to have become one of our generation’s great achievements. This concept has become so ubiquitous in the science and engineering world that a large proportion of articles that you can read about in these fields pertain to 3-D printing (including this article). New research on the subject matter, pushing the limits of … Read More

The brain is one of the most complex organs in the human body. It acts as the control center and manages the body’s physiological systems via complex networks and pathways. As commonly shown in research, and even in popular media, the brain’s functions tend to decline with age. But what is the reason behind this? How … Read More

There has been a much greater emphasis on genetics in today’s research to determine the causes of medical ailments. This focus has allowed gene and DNA sequencing to be more inexpensive and thorough and researchers to better understand heredity and genetics. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is “a chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system, i.e. the brain, spinal cord and … Read More

Genetics plays a major role in human development and health. Our genes code for just about everything in our bodies; how things will be made, what they will be made with, where they will end up, etc. One of the most important areas in our bodies that our genes code for is the brain and the … Read More

The concept may sound crazy at first. Killing brain cancer cells with skin cells. How could that possibly work? Well, pharmacy researchers at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill have successfully been able to turn skin cells into, essentially, brain cancer cell predators–cells that search and destroy brain tumors. The concept of reprogramming skin cells is not … Read More

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