New Frontiers in Biomedical Research: A Medical Student Perspective


  • Ben Sayer St George's, University of London, London, UK.



Biomedical research, Medical student perspective, Experience


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Author Biography

Ben Sayer, St George's, University of London, London, UK.

Ben Sayer is a final year medical student at St George's, University of London, London, UK.


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How to Cite

Sayer, B. (2018). New Frontiers in Biomedical Research: A Medical Student Perspective. International Journal of Medical Students, 6(3), 120–122.





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