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 28, 2015

According to a new report from the Government Accountability Office, the National Institutes of Health still isn’t able to tell Congress—or anyone else—whether researchers are examining outcomes by sex to see whether men and women are affected differently by what’s being tested. Paula Johnson (Brigham and Women's) is quoted. 

November 27, 2015

Research published recently in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology found that seeing everyone’s digital highlight reel can lead to depressive feelings. The mediating factor is a well-established psychological phenomenon, “social comparison.” Ellen Braaten (Mass General) is quoted.


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