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Harvard Medical School

‘A Profession of Sacrifice’: Harvard Medical School Students, Administrators Grapple with Growing Personal Tolls of Medicine

At Harvard, future doctors are grappling with recent changes to the medical landscape that have exacerbated burnout and moral injury.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Research

Science Retracts Paper by Dana-Farber President Over Discrepancies in Multiple Figures

The journal Science retracted a 2006 paper by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute President and CEO Laurie H. Glimcher ’72 on Thursday due to discrepancies in several figures.

Massachusetts General Hospital
Health

‘A Milestone’: Harvard Affiliated Physicians Perform First-Ever Pig Kidney Transplant

Doctors at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital performed the world’s first successful pig-to-human kidney transplant last Thursday.

Massachusetts General Hospital
Research

Mass General Researchers Report Major Breakthrough in Deadly Brain Cancer Treatment

Researchers at the Mass General Cancer Center reported a breakthrough in treatment for glioblastoma in a March 13 paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Longwood Protest
Politics

Harvard Medical School Affiliates Protest American Medical Association President on Match Day

Dozens of Longwood affiliates gathered outside Harvard Medical School on Friday to protest American Medical Association President Jesse M. Ehrenfeld’s speech for Match Day.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

‘Sort of Surreal’: Harvard Medical School Students and Families Celebrate Match Day

Fourth-year Harvard Medical School students crowded anxiously Friday morning with friends and family to open their Match Day letters and learn where they will complete their clinical training.

Katalin Karikó Receives Honorary Doctorate of Science
Science

Nobel Prize Winners Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman Talk Vaccines at Pre-Health Event

Nobel Prize winners Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman discussed their medical research and approach to anti-science sentiments at an event hosted by the IvyLeague+ Pre-Health Society on Tuesday night.

HMS
Health

Harvard Researchers Use Gene Therapy to Restore Hearing in Deaf Children

A new gene therapy may bring back hearing and speech in deaf patients, according to a study conducted in Fudan, China by Harvard Medical School and Fudan University.

Longwood Campus
Research

Dana-Farber to Retract 6 Papers, Correct 31 Following Data Manipulation Claims

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute initiated retractions or corrections to 37 papers authored by four senior researchers following allegations of data falsification, according to a DFCI research integrity officer Sunday.

Harvard Medical School
Research

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Researchers Accused of Manipulating Data

Four senior researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute allegedly falsified data in multiple papers, a data investigation blogger claimed last Tuesday.

Harvard Law School
Health

Experts Discuss Psychedelics Policy in the Global North at Harvard Law School Webinar

The Project on Psychedelics Law and Regulation at Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center hosted a virtual panel on psychedelics in Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom on Monday.

MGH
Health

MGH Researchers Develop AI Tool To Predict Melanoma Recurrence

Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a new tool that uses artificial intelligence to predict which patients are most likely to experience a recurrence of melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.

Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center
Harvard Kennedy School

Scripps Research Director Eric Topol Discusses Covid Vaccination and Misinformation at Belfer Center

Cardiologist Eric J. Topol, founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, discussed Covid-19 vaccination as part of the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center’s Diversity in STEM series on Wednesday in conversation with Belfer Fellow and epidemiologist Syra Madad.

Chan School of Public Health
Health

HSPH Panel Envisions the Future of Public Health

A panel of health practitioners convened at the Harvard School of Public Health on Wednesday to discuss potential solutions to challenges facing public health.

Harvard Law School
On Campus

Experts Discuss Psychedelic Therapy at Petrie-Flom Center

A panel of psychology and sociology experts discussed how psychedelics can be used as therapy for racial trauma at an event hosted Thursday by Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center.

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