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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
July 15, 2013

The Boston Globe published an editorial about a growing pool of evidence that eating disorders are affecting more men every year. Jerel Calzo, HMS instructor in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, is quoted.

July 14, 2013

Years after it was hyped, then vilified after the death of a teenager, then mostly forgotten by the general public, gene therapy has rebounded, and hospitals, companies, and investors in the Boston area have jumped on the bandwagon. David Williams, the Leland Fikes Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, is quoted.

July 14, 2013

It’s here. It’s legal. Yet parents are still afraid to ask for a drug that may help. Lester Grinspoon, HMS associate professor of psychiatry, emeritus, and Sharon Levy, HMS assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, are quoted.

July 13, 2013

Shara Yurkiewiecz, a third year HMS student, wrote a poem about medical training.

July 13, 2013

Scientists have long searched for a durable artificial heart that can work as efficiently as the one supplied by nature. Lynne Warner Stevenson, HMS professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is quoted.

July 12, 2013

Annie Brewster, HMS instructor in medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, authored this piece about the experience of a transgender teenager.

July 12, 2013

Jeffrey L. Brown, HMS assistant clinical professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at McLean Hospital, and Beth S. Meister, HMS clinical instructor in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at McLean Hospital, who were volunteering in the medical tent at the Boston Marathon share their experiences.

July 12, 2013

Eli Lilly and Co plans this year to begin a new late-stage trial of solanezumab, its experimental treatment for Alzheimer's disease that failed in earlier testing to significantly slow progression of the memory-robbing disease. Brigham and Women’s Hospital is helping coordinate the three-year study.

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