Anatomy word of the month: pituitary

“Mucus, phlegm” in Latin.  Ancient anatomists thought the pituitary produced the mucous secretions of the nose.  The pituitary is a pea-sized gland hanging from a stalk on the undersurface of the brain.  It is well protected in a bony depression, the sella turcica, in the floor of the cranial cavity.  The gland is located near […]

— Bill Dyche

St. Baldrick’s Day is back

It’s that time of year and the St. Baldrick’s Day event is fast approaching.  St. Baldrick’s Day is a fundraising event held on the DMU campus on Tuesday, February 10th to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation which is committed to the research for treatments of childhood cancer.  Although any cancer diagnosis has obstacles to remission, […]

— Jordan Bahnsen