Making and Breaking CNS Barriers: Meninges Arachnoid Barrier in Development and Disease

Join us on October 6, 2022 for a free webinar on the interplay between the central nervous system (CNS) and its vital support structures, the meninges and the brain vasculature. This event features Dr. Julie Siegenthaler, Associate Professor at the Department of Pediatrics Section of Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado Anshutz Medical Campus. The meninges surround the brain and spinal cord providing a … Continue reading Making and Breaking CNS Barriers: Meninges Arachnoid Barrier in Development and Disease

Meet the Guest Editors: Casey M. Holliday & Emma R. Schachner

Coordinating and completing any special issue of a major journal like The Anatomical Record is a Herculean task. But it was one that paleontologists and guest editors of the recent Anatomical Record 800-page special issue on crocodiles, Emma R. Schachner and Casey M. Holliday took on and successfully accomplished. Schachner, an associate professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy at LSU Health in … Continue reading Meet the Guest Editors: Casey M. Holliday & Emma R. Schachner

Snap Up The Anatomical Record Special Issue on Crocodiles

By Sheryll Poe | September 14, 2022 Quick question: Do you know what a group of crocodiles is historically called? Learn that and so much more in the latest special issue of The Anatomical Record entitled, “The Age of Crocodilians and Their Kin: Anatomy, Physiology, and Evolution.” The issue explores the anatomy and physiology of present-day crocodilians and their extinct relatives and was guest edited … Continue reading Snap Up The Anatomical Record Special Issue on Crocodiles

New Editor-in-Chief Selected for Anatomical Sciences Education

By Sheryll Poe | August 31, 2022 For the first time in 15 years, AAA’s Anatomical Sciences Education journal will have a new editor in chief. Jason Organ, associate professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology at the Indiana University School of Medicine will be the third editor in the history of the journal, taking the reins from outgoing Editor in Chief Wojciech Pawlina. Organ … Continue reading New Editor-in-Chief Selected for Anatomical Sciences Education

Latest Issue of ASE Explores the Future of Anatomy Education

The July/August issue of Anatomical Science Education looks at the “transformative journey that anatomy education has been following” and the “rise in anatomical scholarship and education-focused research,” according to an editorial column by ASE Editor Wojciech Pawlina and Associate Editor Darrell J. R. Evans. The issue includes the latest research on the future of anatomical education, particularly after COVID. Emily MacPherson of Queen’s University, Ontario, … Continue reading Latest Issue of ASE Explores the Future of Anatomy Education

The Power of Touch: Research Suggests Anatomy is a ‘Hands On’ Discipline

By Sheryll Poe | August 31, 2022 Anatomy courses typically include a range of delivery formats including lectures, labs, mixed lecture and labs, and even online and hybrid courses. And all of these formats use different specimens for learning anatomical structures, including plastic models, digital anatomical software programs and animal specimens. But not all programs have a body donation program and are able to have … Continue reading The Power of Touch: Research Suggests Anatomy is a ‘Hands On’ Discipline