Jayinee Basu

Born in Kolkata and based in Oakland, Jayinee Basu is the author of a book of poems entitled Asuras (Civil Coping Mechanisms 2014). She has written about art, illness, and science for a variety of publications, and her work has been translated into Spanish and Bengali. She has aided research on neurodegenerative disorders, co-authored papers on traumatic brain injury, and is an advocate for structural competency in medical education. Jayinee is currently finishing her last year of medical school and plans to enter psychiatry.