“Today is #FOPAwarenessDay. Fibrodysplasia Ossificans...
"Today is #FOPAwarenessDay. Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva is a rare condition where muscle tissue ossifies into bone over time. This is the skeleton of Harry Eastlack, who donated his body to medical science in order to find a cure to this rare condition. Dr. Kaplan, a Fellow of our home The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, is working with #UPenn and #CHOP to help understand this and other bone diseases. You can visit Harry at our museum, and learn more about FOP at ifopa.org #bones #skeleton #raredisease #pathology #harryeastlack #Muttermuseum" By muttermuseum on Instagram. Posted on infosnack. (Source: Kidney Notes)
Source: Kidney Notes - April 23, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Joshua Schwimmer Source Type: blogs

Drawing hidden truths (abstract for symposium Representing the Contentious)
I have just had a paper accepted for a very interesting symposium called Representing the Contentious, organized in London 14 October by Bronwyn Parry, Ania Dabrowska and Wellcome Trust People Award. My presentation contains many images from my PhD Delineating Disease: a system for investigating Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva that were not presented to the public for reasons I will discuss. Drawing hidden truths How do you show disease in a way that reveals new insights, is clear, informative, is understandable to members of the public as well as to medical experts, and yet remains respectful to the s...
Source: Biomedicine on Display - September 26, 2011 Category: Medical Scientists Authors: Lucy Tags: abstracts aesthetics aesthetics of biomedicine art and science conferences general museum ethics seminars Source Type: blogs