In the News

Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
February 8, 2016

Harvard medical and dental students in the newly formed Racial Justice Coalition delivered a petition to the office of Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust.

February 8, 2016

John Wyatt, whose retinal implant research aimed to restore sight to those diagnosed with macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa died Feb. 3. Joseph Rizzo (Mass Eye & Ear), who worked with Wyatt to launch the Boston Retinal Implant Project, is quoted. 

February 8, 2016

In the last two days before dying, many hospice patients cared for at home or in a nursing home were not seen by a doctor, nurse or social worker, a new study finds. Alexi Wright (Brigham and Women's) is quoted. 

February 7, 2016

Peter Emerson (Cambridge Health Alliance) and Howard Shaffer (Cambridge Health Alliance) coauthored this article about the debate in the courts, and among regulators and elected officials, regarding fantasy sports and the experiences of those who play them.

February 6, 2016

There are signs that members of Congress from both parties may work together on making medicine affordable while still rewarding those who seek to develop disease-beating treatments. Jerry Avorn (Brigham and Women's) is quoted. 

February 6, 2016

After decades of piecemeal progress, the science of cryogenically storing human organs is warming up. The research of Mehmet Toner (Mass General) is cited. 

February 5, 2016

A group of roughly 40 Harvard Medical School students delivered to Massachusetts Hall a petition calling for more diversity on the Longwood campus.

February 4, 2016

John Torous (Beth Israel Deaconess) participated in an interview about about the need to balance the potential of technology with current clinical realities and scientific evidence.



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