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MSTPets: Part 14

Feb. 28, 2020—Here’s an ode to our furry (and not-so-furry) friends who help us study for anatomy practicals, keep us company while we write our papers and thesis dissertations, and welcome us home after a long shift on surgery.        MSTPets: Bo (German Shepherd) & Gypsy (Aussie / Lab / Catahoula mix) Ages: 11 years old...

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MSTPastime: Rachel Brown’s (G3) and Matt Stier’s (‘19) feral cat colony

Feb. 27, 2020—by Rachel Brown (G3)     Current Members (pictured top left to bottom right): OG Gray Kitty, Mama, LBK (Little Brown Kitten), Rex, Pumpkin, Sylvester (not pictured), and Frank             Former Colony Members (have been adopted!): Gullible Cat, Tortoiseshell Cat, Chatty Kathy, and Mallard          Reducing Pet...

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Life in the MSTP – February 2020

Feb. 26, 2020—Congratulations to Bridget Collins (G3) on her engagement to Hossein Jashnsaz! Baby Everett Jonathan Flook was born on February 9th. Congratulations to parents Lizzie (G3) and Ryan Flook!

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MSTPastimes: Maggie Axelrod’s rock climbing

Feb. 25, 2020—by Maggie Axelrod (G3) Tell us about your hobby: I love rock climbing! I’ve been climbing for about 8 years now, and I mostly boulder (shorter problems, close to the ground, no rope needed, more powerful), but I also lead climb some (taller, with a rope & harness). I love bouldering because it is physically...

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We’re all #MSTPstars!

Feb. 25, 2020—Avery Bogart (M1) checked off three places on her Nashville food “bucket list” (Pancake pantry, Josephine, and Bolton’s). Clara Si (M1) and Sarah Reed (M1) bonded at the Lumineers concert. Nick Harris (M4) and his wife Kelly managed to have dinner/breakfast together every day while one was in the Pediatric ICU and the other was...

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End of the Decade

Jan. 31, 2020—Vanderbilt MSTP students and leadership share what they’ve accomplished in the last decade! Ayaka Sugiura (G4): “10 years ago, I had my first lab internship and graduated high school. Now, I’m a 6th year MD-PhD student and just welcomed my baby boy into this world with my wonderful partner.” Ambra Pozzi, PhD (MSTP Associate Director):...

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Life in the MSTP – January 2020

Jan. 31, 2020—Brad Reinfeld (G3, Kim Rathmell lab) and Matt Madden (G3, Jeff Rathmell lab) work on a collaboration!   This family from Goodpasture college got together for a family dinner! Pictured left to right: MariaSanta Mangione (M3), Eileen Shuian (G5), Kelsey McNew (G3), Matthew Loberg (M2), and Sarah Reed (M1).

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We’re all #MSTPstars!

Jan. 31, 2020—Leon Cai (G1) braved sub-zero (Celsius) temperatures and pouring rain — on the same night — to take his dog out in the middle of the night. Kelsey McNew (G3) googled, “dissection glasses science”. She learned that google cannot (yet) read her mind when she did not find that magnifying headset she was looking for....

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MSTParents

Jan. 30, 2020—We wanted catch up with some of our Vanderbilt MSTParents and see what their children are up to since first announcing their birth. Christopher Dasari Jonathan MSTParents: Stephanie Dudzinski & Sumeeth Jonathan Actual Age: Almost 1! Birthday is January 31st Perceived Age: 8 months by percentile weight, 12 months by developmental milestones Favorite Food: Banana...

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MSTPastimes: Matt Madden’s pick-up basketball

Jan. 30, 2020—Vanderbilt medical school pick-up basketball is enjoying its fifth year at the recreation and wellness center. Everyone is welcome to play. Games are 12-2pm every Sunday. Email matthew.z.madden@vanderbilt.edu to join our weekly message GroupMe. Pictured are Matt Wleklinski (G3), Matt Madden (G3), Matt Loberg (M2), Michael Raddatz (G3), Duncan Smart (G2), and Brad Reinfeld (G3)....

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