CURF 3: Reflections on Journey Through CURF

Through my experience with research over the last few years and the Chancellor’s Research fellowship this semester, there have been times when I was frustrated and overwhelmed by the number of patient cases that I had to balance at once for a project. However, over time, my understanding of how to balance the diversity of…

CURF 2: Becoming a researcher

Over the last few weeks, I have advanced on my project investigating the therapeutic potential of Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery for treating tumors in the pineal gland. I have collected a large portion of the preliminary and treatment data for my patients. I have specifically collected information for patients who display pineocytomas and will continue…

CURF: About Me and Gamma Knife Research

I am Priyanka Srinivasan, a student at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Biological Sciences with a minor in Chemistry and certificate in Conceptual Foundations of Medicine. I am hoping to attend medical school in the near future. A fun fact about me is that I have lived in Australia, Saudi Arabia, and four different…