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June 12, 2013

McLean Hospital won state approval Wednesday for a $12.5 million expansion of its Belmont campus. The project features a three-story addition to its existing admissions building and 31 new beds for psychiatric patients.

June 12, 2013

Is your office sun-drenched, or are you tucked away in a shadowy cubicle? According to a small new study, both of these could affect how you sleep at night. A study about light by Charles A. Czeisler, the Frank Baldino, Jr., Ph.D. Professor of Sleep Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is also cited.

June 12, 2013

A new study of the gene activity of hundreds of individual cells from five patients’ deadly brain tumors adds yet another layer of complexity, revealing an enormous diversity of which genes are flipped on and off in cells in the same tumor. The study, published online in the journal Science Thursday, is a collaboration that crosses the boundary between medicine and science. Brad Bernstein, professor of pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital, is one of the leaders of the study.

June 12, 2013

Soccer players who hit the ball with their head a lot don’t score as well on a memory test as players who head the ball less often, a new study finds. Inga Koerte, HMS visiting research fellow in psychiatry at Brigham and Women's Hospital, led the study.

June 11, 2013

Jerry Avorn, HMS professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, authored this opinion piece about what overwhelms physicians.

June 10, 2013

Children and young adults take longer to recover from a concussion if they've suffered a previous hit to the head within a year or repeated blows at any time, according to a new study. Matthew Eisenberg, a study author and HMS instructor in pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital is quoted.

June 10, 2013

Here at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a black mouse lies on a miniature exam table, his tail dangling off the end. A plastic tube carries anesthetic to his nose and mouth. He is asleep. The research of Pier Paolo Pandolfi, HMS professor of medicine at BIDMC, is described.

June 10, 2013

An interview with Rafael Campo, HMS associate professor of medicine, director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a member of the faculty of the Masters in Fine Arts program at Lesley University. Campo recently won the international Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine.

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