News and happenings at Harvard Medical School and its affiliates.


Members of the Personal Genetics Education Project brief Congress on gene editing ​advances 

Researchers create neuropsychiatric cellular biobank

Developed first therapeutic use of cultured cells

Researchers uncover diverse subtypes of serotonin-producing neurons

Incoming Harvard Kennedy School dean shares recommendations at Seidman lecture

Higher-spending doctors face fewer lawsuits

HMS in the News

November 24, 2015

In a study published in the journal Nature Reviews Drug Discovery last week, a group of Harvard Medical School researchers found that early trials of certain central nervous system drugs weren't very predictive of whether the drugs ultimately worked. Aaron Kesselheim (Brigham and Women's) led the research. 

November 24, 2015

Millions of elderly Americans are fed through tubes despite a lack of substantial evidence pointing to any clinical benefit. Susan Mitchell (Beth Israel Deaconess/Hebrew Rehab Center For the Aged) is quoted. 


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