Author Archive for Victoria Frankenstein

Hi, I’m Victoria Frankenstein, almost-doctor and host of the web series “Frankenstein MD.” You can go ahead and start referring to me now as “Dr. Frankenstein,” just so you’re used to it when it actually happens. Which will be any day now.

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Unfrozen – Episode 14

Unfrozen – Episode 14

September 26, 2014

In my new video Iggy, Waldman, and I run tests on a rat restored to life from cryo-preservation. Read more about interesting cases of brain damage here.

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The Brain Formally Known as Robert

The Brain Formally Known as Robert

September 25, 2014

Some of you may believe the old myth that we only use 10% of our brains. And while interactions with various customer service representatives (or incompetent lab partners), may lead you to believe in the veracity of such claims, this ‘fact’ remains conclusively false. But, despite much proof to the contrary, the myth has lived […]

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Eyesight to the Blind – Episode 13

Eyesight to the Blind – Episode 13

September 23, 2014

In my latest experiment, I reanimate frozen tissue. Read more about frostbite here.

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Pressure Drop – Episode 12

Pressure Drop – Episode 12

September 19, 2014

I test the effect of temperature on blood pressure, using Iggy as my subject.

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Memo to Students – September 18, 2014

Memo to Students – September 18, 2014

September 18, 2014

Patience, Dr. Waldman. — Victoria                                                                             TO: All ESU Medical Students FROM: Dr. Abraham Waldman DATE: September  18th, […]

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The Spectacular Spider-Goat – Episode 11

The Spectacular Spider-Goat – Episode 11

September 16, 2014

Iggy and I grow skin in the lab. Read more about super skin here.

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Silk Plus Milk Equals a Recipe for Stronger Skin

Silk Plus Milk Equals a Recipe for Stronger Skin

September 15, 2014

Orbweaver devouring a grasshopper. Photo credit: Joe Hanson, It’s OK to be Smart Growing up, I was never into girlish hobbies like weaving or crocheting, but I’ve actually found a new purpose for these skills as a doctor. In our quest here on Frankenstein, MD to be on the cutting edge of the medical profession, we […]

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Memo to Students – September 12, 2014

Memo to Students – September 12, 2014

September 12, 2014

See, everyone? No danger whatsoever. — Victoria   TO: All ESU Medical Students FROM: Dr. Abraham Waldman DATE: September 12, 2014 In response to the numerous inquiries regarding the sound of a gunshot coming from one of the ESU laboratories yesterday, let me assure everyone that the firearm was used by a fully trained and […]

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Build-a-Bone – Episode 10

Build-a-Bone – Episode 10

September 12, 2014

Iggy and I synthesize a human bone via 3D printing and bring in Rory to help test it’s durability. Read more about interesting applications of 3D printing here.

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Memo to Students – September 9, 2014

Memo to Students – September 9, 2014

September 9, 2014

To the five different people who gave me a copy of this memo: Thank you, but I’m fine. I have work to do. —  Victoria

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