MLC III Sample Assignments

Examples of Written Assignments from Former Students

"Fevers, Genes, and Histories: Adventures in the Genomics of Inflammation"
Neonatal-Onset Multisystem Inflammatory Disease Responsive to Interleukin-1β Inhibition. NEJM 355:581-92, 2006
The Hereditary Autoinflammatory Syndromes. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 26: 353–354, 2007

"From Cell Phones to Cell Biology: High Tech, Low Cost Solutions for Global Health”
Optical imaging for cervical cancer detection: solutions for a continuing global problem. Nature Reviews Cancer. 8: 725, 2008.
Effective cervical neoplasia detection with a novel optical detection system: A randomized trial. Gynecologic Oncology 104 (2007) 281–289

The Novel Physiology of Bone"
The Role of the Wnt-Signaling Antagonist DKK1 in the Development of Osteolytic Lesions in Multiple Myeloma. NEJM 349(26): 2483, 2003
A New Insight into the Formation of Osteolytic Lesions in Multiple Myeloma. NEJM 349(26): 2479, 2003

“Vitamin D, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer: Emerging Evidence”
Calcium Plus Vitamin D Supplementation and Mortality in Postmenopausal Women: The Women’s Health Initiative Calcium – Vitamin D Randomized Controlled Trial. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 64A(5): 559–567, 2009
Vitamin D: importance in the prevention of cancers, type 1 diabetes, heart disease, and osteoporosis. Am J Clin Nutr 79:362–71, 2004

Examples of Case Reports from Former Students

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Unknown Primary: Two Cases Presenting with Pelvic Metastases


Mediastinitis, Empyema, Chest Wall Abscess and Pericardial Effusion Subsequent to Dental Infection in a 16-Year-Old Male


Late Diagnosis of Carcinoid Syndrome: A Case Report and Literature Review


A Case of Clinical Usher Syndrome IIa with Cataracts: Assessing the Benefit of Cataract Extraction