Cathy Nie

Cathy is a freshman studying Neuroscience and Writing Seminars. As a member of HMR’s Medical Humanities team, she is interested in exploring the intersection of history, literature, and medicine, as well as clinical applications. She is especially passionate about the application of the humanities to neurological disorder recovery. Outside of HMR, Cathy is currently involved with Charm City Science League, Zeniada, and the JHU News-Letter. In her free time, she loves glowstringing, reading, and playing guitar.

The History of the fMRI

If you read any contemporary research papers concerning neuroscience and cognition, you’ll likely find some mention of fMRI (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging). An fMRI scans portions of the brain to record levels of activity in those areas as subjects perceive...

/ June 30, 2017

Literature and the Mind

The connection between literature, the mind, and medicine is examined in a series of studies that demonstrate the therapeutic effects of reading. By studying how different brain areas respond to literature, researchers utilize innovative approaches to treating neurological conditions. Curling...

/ April 10, 2017


We welcome you to Hippocrates Med Review! We hope to provide a world-class forum that showcases a holistic view of medicine as told by the brightest minds in the medical field. Despite medicine’s impact in our lives and the world,...

/ January 21, 2017