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News

An HMS summer program immerses college students in clinical research

Brain effects differ in older adults and in children

Study could lead to therapeutics that boost metabolism

Joining molecular components expands ability to manipulate genes in specific cell types

Joint venture helps scientists with bioinformatics training 

HMS in the News

September 1, 2015

For decades, the only remedies for hearing loss were devices such as hearing aids or cochlear implants. Now, the first pharmaceutical treatments may be on the way. Jeffrey Holt from Boston Children’s Hospital, and Albert Edge, Charles Liberman, and Sharon Kujawa from Mass. Eye and Ear, are mentioned.

August 31, 2015

In less than 20 percent of family meetings in the intensive care unit do doctors and other health care providers discuss religion or spirituality, a new study finds. Tracy Balboni, associate professor of radiation oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, co-authored an accompanying editorial.

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