Dr. Jalees Rehman is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is also a science writer for magazines including Aeon and Science Blogger with his own blog in the SciLogs called The Next Regeneration. He received his MD from the Medical School of the University of Munich and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Medicine at the University of California San Diego. Jalees is here with us today to tell us about his journey through life and science.
As a cell biologist and cardiologist, Jalees directs a research laboratory which studies the growth of blood vessels and the biology of stem and progenitor cells. Jalees is also a blogger and writer with interests in science communication, literature and philosophy. His science blog is part of the Scilogs scientific blog network and is called “The Next Regeneration”. Some of his additional articles on literature, philosophy, culture and religion can be found on his personal blog “Fragments of Truth”.