External Panel Urges Harvard to Implement Internal Policies, Improve Tracking for Anatomical Gift Program
An external panel released recommendations for changes to Harvard Medical School’s Anatomical Gift Program Thursday morning, nearly six months after its morgue manager was accused of stealing organs and other parts of cadavers donated for medical research.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School partnered with Massachusetts General Hospital to launch the Center for Suicide Research and Prevention in August.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the University of Oxford have developed an artificial intelligence tool called EVEscape that can predict how a virus will evolve to become a new variant, according to an HMS press release Wednesday.
Philanthropists Jason and Keely Krantz gifted the Mass General Cancer Center — a division of the Mass General Brigham system — the largest donation in its history, per a Wednesday press release.
A Pennsylvania man who bought cadavers that were donated to Harvard Medical School pleaded guilty to conspiracy and interstate transportation of stolen property on Thursday, according to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Harvard Medical School instructor Robert H. Goldstein will serve as the next Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the DPH announced in a press release Monday.
Harvard Medical School professor Michael E. Greenberg has won The 2023 Brain Prize for his decades-long research on brain plasticity, alongside University of Cambridge professor Christine E. Holt and Max Planck Institute Director Erin M. Schuman.
Two medical journals, Surgery and Oncogene, retracted five articles by Harvard Medical School professors Edward E. Whang and Stanley W. Ashley, Medical School emeritus professor Michael J. Zinner, and two other researchers earlier this month and at the end of last year.
More than 380 researchers signed a Feb. 8 letter asking the National Institutes of Health to stop funding nonhuman primate experiments at Harvard Medical School.
Ernesto Bertarelli, an entrepreneur and philanthropist from Switzerland, will gift $75 million to Harvard Medical School through his family foundation, per a Monday press release.
An interdisciplinary panel of Harvard affiliates discussed the ethics of possessing human remains for research, education, or exhibition in University collections during a Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics webinar on Thursday.
Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health published a study on Monday which found that women who followed most aspects of a healthy lifestyle, including regular exercise and adequate sleep, had a reduced risk of contracting long Covid-19.
Christopher Walsh ’65, a renowned biochemist and Harvard Medical School professor, died on Jan. 10 at the age of 78. Throughout his career, Walsh made significant contributions in the areas of enzyme function, metabolic pathways, and antibiotic biosynthesis.
Harvard Medical School will no longer participate in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings, the school’s dean announced Tuesday, becoming the second of Harvard's graduate schools to boycott the magazine.
Human rights experts discussed the United Nations’ responses to children’s rights violations during global armed conflict in a Harvard Law School panel Wednesday.
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