News and happenings at Harvard Medical School and its affiliates.


Circadian misalignment helps explain higher cardiovascular risk in shift workers

Overlooked portion of cell “death receptor” critical in some cancers, autoimmune diseases

Brain's 'amplifier' compensates for inner ear damage but does not recover speech intelligibility

Meeting patients where they live is key to providing better health for vulnerable populations

Findings confirm sugar's role in helping cancers survive by changing cellular architecture

HMS in the News

February 11, 2016

Wellesley College announced the appointment of Paula Johnson (Brigham and Women's) as its president, making her the first African-American to lead the school.

February 11, 2016

By mining electronic medical records, scientists show the lasting legacy of prehistoric sex on modern humans’ health. Sriram Sankararaman (HMS) is quoted. 


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