News and happenings at Harvard Medical School and its affiliates.


Improved imaging illuminates chromosomes in detail

New platforms genetically barcode tens of thousands of cells at a time

Circadian rhythms, protein production and disease

Writer-in-residence promotes storytelling in medicine

2015 Federman Awards recognize outstanding HMS educators

Costs for inhalers almost double after ozone-protecting ban.

HMS in the News

May 21, 2015

Paul Farmer, Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine and head of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, authored this article about the impact of weak or absent health systems and disparities in access to care on Ebola outcomes.

May 20, 2015

Exercise may affect how and when we move, even when we aren’t exercising, according to a fascinating new study in mice.  Frank A. J. L. Scheer, assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, oversaw the study. Kun Hu, assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is a study co-author.


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