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HMS's first Anatomy Day exhibit gives first-year medical students a look at some of the world's rarest anatomical artifacts.

Diverse mutations reveal lineage of brain cells

Research sheds light on nervous, immune system interactions

Brain metastases harbor different genetic mutations from those in primary tumors

Annual Harvard Longwood Bike Fair promoted bike safety and offered free tune-ups

HMS in the News

October 1, 2015

Thanks to advances in genomic testing and deeper insights into the biology of different kinds of breast cancer, doctors are learning that the one-size-fits-all approach isn’t working. They’re also learning that every woman brings with her a unique profile of biological risk—as well as a unique appetite for risk. Mehra Golshan (Brigham and Women’s) is quoted.​

October 1, 2015

Jeffrey S. Flier, dean of Harvard Medical School, authored this article on women in medicine.


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