Yedida Y Bogachkov PhD,  —

Yedida Y. Bogachkov is a science writer for BioNews. She holds a PhD in cellular and molecular pharmacology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to joining BioNews, she was conducting scientific research analyzing cancer genomics. She’s a Chicago native and hasn’t moved out of her hometown. Yes, she actually likes snow and enjoys having all four seasons. Yedida likes being out in nature, and in her free time, she can be found outside enjoying the fresh air or baking (inside). She is, unsuccessfully, trying to persuade the rest of her family to enjoy hiking. Yedida is excited to bring her passion for science and her desire to help people to BioNews.

Articles by Yedida Y Bogachkov PhD

Study: Assessment for COPD Severity Should Be Race-neutral

The method used for assessing the severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and diagnosing other lung diseases should be made race-neutral, as opposed to the current one that includes racial adjustments in defining normal lung function, according to a recent study. The study found no differences in event…