Career Advice

Apr
25

Young Investigators in the Spotlight

There are some inspiring young investigators worldwide focusing on a variety of different targeted therapies for pediatric cancer. I had the chance to discuss the personal experience of one of our own, Dr. Rayne Rouce, an oncology physician and researcher at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas, who has devoted her time so far to teaching and to collaborative work in the field. She is an avid volunteer and has volunteered for several years for many volunteer organizations in the field. Below is a summary of our conversation

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Apr
17

Balancing Family Life and Research

Hi everybody! My name is Liliana, I am a pediatric oncologist and a Young Investigator. I would like to start a discussion about what I consider is one of the most important challenges in our life as researchers, clinicians and scientists: How to “balance” a family life and a demanding professional life.

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Mar
27

How to deal with writer’s anxiety?

Hi everyone! My name is Rene Marke, and I am a board member of the SIOP-YI network. Today I would like to share some thoughts on writer’s anxiety with you. As a third year PhD student at Radboudumc Nijmegen in the Netherlands, my daily life is often dominated by one overwhelming feeling: I feel guilty [...]
By Rene |
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Mar
20

First time at a conference

Hi everyone. Today I would like to give some advice for attending your first conference a.k.a how to manage 2-3 very intense days

By Rene |
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Feb
27

Mentoring

Hi everyone! My name is David, and I am a SIOP YI member from Houston, TX, USA. I’m currently a post-doctoral clinical fellow at Texas Children’s Hospital, with a specialty interest in the field of targeted therapies with respect to brain tumors.

By David Steffin |
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