NYU Physician: Spring 2013

Inside This Issue

The Courage to Cut
A Journey into the Hearts and Minds of NYU Langone’s Neurosurgeons

  •  Missed Connections: An emerging theory of autism links social isolation to faulty circuits in the brain.
  • A Matter of Degrees: A new option to earn an MD in three years aims to help some students save time and money.
  • The Heart of the Matter: How molecular autopsies are solving mysterious deaths—and saving lives.

Additional Headlines:

  • Dr. Glenn Saxe on Sandy Hook and childhood trauma
  • A Chemical Clue to Aging
  • NYU Langone’s Nurses Honored