News and happenings at Harvard Medical School and its affiliates.


2015 Alpert Symposium celebrates pioneers in infectious disease research, treatment

Diverse mutations reveal lineage of brain cells

HMS's first Anatomy Day exhibit gives first-year medical students a look at some of the world's rarest anatomical artifacts.

Research sheds light on nervous, immune system interactions

Brain metastases harbor different genetic mutations from those in primary tumors

HMS in the News

October 1, 2015

A new study confirms beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and that what individuals find to be attractive is likely incredibly specific to their life experiences. Laura Germine (Massachusetts General Hospital) is quoted. ​

October 1, 2015

The dark forecast coming out of research, experts say, is that a very large proportion of the growing number of people with diabetes – into the millions – have no idea they have the disease. David M. Nathan (Massachusetts General Hospital) is quoted. ​


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