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Dr. Rohan Jotwani Named Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Rohan Jotwani

Dr. Rohan Jotwani has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Medical Extended Reality (JMedXR), an open-access, peer-reviewed journal exploring the role of extended reality (XR) technologies in healthcare.

Established in 2023, it is the official journal of the American Medical Extended Reality Association (AMXRA) and the International Virtual Reality Healthcare Association.

“Extended reality is presently and will continue revolutionizing the way we practice...

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Making Green Choices in Anesthesiology

Dr. Deirdre Kelleher

Dr. Deirdre Kelleher has been an environmentalist since the third grade. She grew up in a home that was committed to recycling and avoiding waste.

So when she learned that the anesthetic gases she was using at work — notably, desflurane — were harmful to the environment, Dr. Kelleher, an assistant professor of clinical anesthesiology and chair of the department’s sustainability committee, took note.

“I personally...

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Tracking a Protein’s Fleeting Shape Changes

High-Speed Atomic Force Microscopy allowed the characterization of the entire landscape of structural shapes that the amino acid transporter could adopt (yellow-red area with population density lines) between its open (A,B,C) and closed (D,E) states. The molecules in one corner of the conformational landscape (top right, red) were found to be trapped in an inactive state. Credit: Scheuring lab.

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have developed a powerful, new technique to...

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