Sara Talpos is a freelance writer and editor with interests in medicine, public health, artscience, and the environment. She has written about the neurophysiology of compassion; the connections between poetry and microbiology; and Alan Alda’s efforts to help physicians become better communicators. Sara has an MFA in creative writing (poetry) from the University of Michigan, where she taught writing classes for ten years.

 

Image: Neutrophil Extracellular Traps (NETs) courtesy of Jason Knight