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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
September 18, 2014

It has been more than 40 years since President Richard Nixon signed the National Cancer Act. The law was designed to bolster efforts to find cures for cancer. Some recent advances in research have led a number of doctors to call for a rethinking of our entire approach to cancer. Jerome Groopman, the Dina and Raphael Recanati Professor of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, was a guest on the show.Read the full article

September 18, 2014

Donald Ingber, Judah Folkman Professor of Vascular Biology at Boston Children’s Hospital and director of the Wyss Institute, authored this article about a dialysis-like therapeutic device that could radically transform the way doctors treat sepsis.Read the full article

September 18, 2014

Daily supplements of selenium or vitamin E don't seem to protect against the development of age-related cataracts among men, a new study indicates. William Christen, associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is the lead author.Read the full article

September 18, 2014

Jessica Polka, an HMS postdoctoral research fellow, authored this piece about how graduate students and postdoctoral researchers should take part in discussions on the future of biomedical research. Polka and others are helping to organize a symposium next month on the Future of Research.Read the full article

September 17, 2014

Professors, administrators, and learning and teaching specialists gathered at the third annual Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT) conference to consider the this year’s theme of “Engagement and Distance.” Trudy Van Houten, clinical instructor in radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is mentioned.Read the full article

September 17, 2014

Claire McCarthy, assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, authored this blog post about yearly flu vaccinations. Read the full article

September 17, 2014

A new study reports that the modern European gene pool was formed when three ancient populations mixed within the last 7,000 years. David Reich, professor of genetics, is quoted.Read the full article

September 16, 2014

Natalie Stavas, clinical fellow in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, authored this blog post about the effects of excessive media exposure on children.Read the full article

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