Brandeis Magazine

Winter 2023/2024


An illustration of a physician wearing blue scrubs, holding their head in their hands.

Getting to the bottom of burnout in academic medicine.

Students work on projects in an engineering class

Brandeis prepares to launch an engineering major.

Hannah Snyder wearing glasses and smiling at the camera

Finding new solutions for students dealing with depression or anxiety.

Ellen Sidransky

Ellen Sidransky ’77, a clinical geneticist and pediatrician at the National Institutes of Health, has won the 2024 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for her discovery of a common genetic risk factor for Parkinson’s disease.