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Junior leads charge against disease

When junior Josh Sommer was diagnosed with chordoma midway through his freshman year, he had never heard of the rare cancer. Now he is spearheading an international effort to find a cure.


Ex-prof Gianturco, 73, dies

Dr. Daniel Gianturco, professor emeritus of geriatric psychiatry and former chief psychiatry resident at Duke University Medical Center, died Jan. 23 at the age of 73. On campus, Gianturco worked...


2 girls, 1 column

Two weeks ago, after just two columns, I got my very first semiangry letter printed in The Chronicle, from a tenter, no less. (I didn't even know tenters read The Chronicle. Here I was thinking...