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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
August 9, 2012

Desperate to stop Alzheimer's in its tracks, some caregivers are clamoring for a cancer drug shown to reverse the disease in mice. But experts argue prescribing the drug, while legal, is unethical. Clifford Saper, chair of the Department of Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is quoted.

August 8, 2012

Research by Gottfried Schlaug, HMS associate professor of neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is featured at a three-day symposium on “Music, the Brain, Medicine and Wellness” in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

August 8, 2012

T. Berry Brazelton, HMS clinical professor of pediatrics, emeritus, at Boston Children’s Hospital, authored this piece about advocating for children’s health.

August 8, 2012

The University of Cambridge will receive 8 million pounds ($12.5 million) to create a new stem- cell research center, joining those established at the University of Oxford and Harvard University.

August 7, 2012

The New Research Building at HMS was evacuated yesterday afternoon after a chemical spilled on the 10th floor. No injuries were reported.

August 7, 2012

The Netherlands is looking to expand partnerships in the life sciences industry in the Boston area. HMS is mentioned as a place where many Dutch students and researchers work.

August 7, 2012

College of the Holy Cross student A. Joseph Dalton is hoping to gain insight into cardiac disorders by spending the summer in up-close and personal encounters with zebra fish. Dalton has been working under the supervision of Barry Paw, HMS associate professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

August 7, 2012

American kids' and teens' cholesterol levels are, on a whole, improving, according to a new study. Sarah D. de Ferranti, HMS assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, wrote an accompanying editorial.

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