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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
December 29, 2015

David J. Hunter (Brigham and Women’s/Channing Lab), Jeffrey S. Flier (HMS dean) and Elizabeth Nabel (Brigham and Women’s president) are mentioned in this article about Longwood leadership positions. 

December 29, 2015

Francis Delmonico (Mass General) coauthored this opinion piece about government compensation for organ donors. 

December 28, 2015

Tom Hiscock (HMS graduate student), lead author of a new study on why different species’ stripes move the direction they do, is quoted. Sean Megason (HMS) is the study’s senior author. 

December 24, 2015

David Silbersweig authored this commentary about liberal arts and philosophy education. 

December 24, 2015

The White House has named Rakesh Jain (Mass General) a National Medal of Science awardee for his work toward understanding barriers to drug delivery in tumors. 

December 23, 2015

If a premature baby is medically stable, a study finds”kangaroo care”—including prolonged skin-to-skin contact—might well do some good. Grace Jean-Yee Chan (Boston Children’s, Harvard Chan School) is senior author of the study. 

December 22, 2015

Hilary Clinton has proposed a $2 billion-a-year investment in Alzheimer’s research, more than double the amount in the recently passed appropriations bill, to combat the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. Rudolph Tanzi (Mass General) is quoted. 

December 22, 2015

In interviews with STAT, doctors and outside experts pointed to a series of weaknesses in the NFL’s program for addressing player concussions. Brian Nahed (Mass General) is quoted. 



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