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A group from Harvard University has developed a medical glue using  research from Andrew Smith, professor in the Department of Biology.

Q&A: Professor’s research leads to new medical glue

By Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor November 7, 2017
Opinion Editor Meaghan McElroy spoke with Smith about his interest in slugs, the development of the medical glue and what is next for his research lab.
Andy Smith, professor and chair of the Department of Biology, was nationally recognized for his research on slugs that produce glue as a defense mechanism. Smith said this glue may eventually replace surgical stitches.

Professor finds medical use for slug mucus

By Noreyana Fernando, News Editor September 11, 2013
Andy Smith, Ithaca College professor and chair of the Department of Biology, stepped into the national media spotlight last month for his research on slugs that produce a glue that may eventually replace surgical stitches.

Medical association revamps exam to reflect social changes

By Grayson Wilkins, Contributing Writer March 1, 2012
The Association of American Medical Colleges is altering the exam content and length of the medical school admission test to reflect changes in society and new standards at medical schools across the country.
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