News and happenings at Harvard Medical School and its affiliates.


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 2, 2015

Harvard Medical School launched this summer the first major redesign of its early curriculum since the 1980s, integrating multiple disciplines into single courses and introducing earlier clinical immersion and flipped classrooms. Richard Schwartzstein, professor of medical education at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Randall King, professor of cell biology; Haiden Huskamp, professor of health care policy; and Bernard Chang, associate professor of neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, are quoted.

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.


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