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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
September 25, 2014

Claire McCarthy, assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, authored this blog post about the influence of online reviews in selecting a doctor. 

September 25, 2014

Emily Goard Jacobs, instructor in psychiatry at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, participated in an interview about gender bias in health research.  

September 25, 2014

Scientists are starting to make advances in understanding cancer and how to treat it. Charles Roberts, associate professor of pediatrics at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, is profiled. 

September 25, 2014

Type 2 diabetes risk increased among lower socioeconomic groups with long working hours. Orfeu Buxton, lecturer on medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is mentioned.  

September 25, 2014

A Harvard University team created a human airway “muscle-on-a-chip" that could be used to test new asthma drugs, leading to better treatments for the common condition. Donald Ingber, Judah Folkman Professor of Vascular Biology at Boston Children’s Hospital and director of the Wyss Institute, is quoted. 

September 24, 2014

New research suggests that emergency room waiting times at larger urban hospitals are longer than those at smaller or more rural facilities. Jeremiah Schuur, assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is quoted. 

September 24, 2014

A current challenge in—and goal of—mitochondria research is pinpointing exactly how alterations in mitochondrial machinery lead to disease. Vamsi Mootha, professor of systems biology at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted. 

September 24, 2014

Millions of people suffer from undiagnosed or untreated chronic conditions. The Harvard Center for Integrated Approaches to Undiagnosed Diseases, which combines the resources of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Boston Children’s Hospital, along with a coordinating center at Harvard Medical School, are mentioned. Harvard Medical School's Center for Biomedical Informatics, under the leadership of center director Isaac Kohane, Lawrence J. Henderson Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, will coordinate the national network. 

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