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April 24, 2013

Angelo Volandes, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, has created a low-tech, high-empathy plan to revolutionize end-of-life care. Aretha Delight Davis, HMS clinical fellow in medicine at Mt. Auburn Hospital and Muriel Gillick, HMS clinical professor of population medicine, are quoted.

April 24, 2013

Harvard Medical School announced it would wind down operations of the New England Primate Research Center (NEPRC) over the next 12 to 24 months.

April 24, 2013

Initially preoccupied by the severe injuries sustained by victims of the Boston bombings, hospitals are now grappling with a more subtle medical consequence: widespread hearing loss among those closest to the blasts. Daniel Lee, HMS assistant professor of otology and laryngology and Alicia M. Quesnel, HMS instructor in otology and laryngology, both of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; and Selena E. Heman-Ackah, HMS instructor in otology and laryngology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, are quoted.

April 23, 2013

Harvard Medical School announced it would wind down operations of the New England Primate Research Center (NEPRC) over the next 12 to 24 months.

April 23, 2013

Firas Naji, HMS clinical fellow in medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance, authored this opinion piece about the Boston Marathon bombings.

April 23, 2013

Boston again drew the most National Institutes of Health funding of any city in the nation in 2012, receiving total grants of $1.78 billion. Three local institutions — Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School — ranked among the top 25 recipients of NIH funds last year.

April 23, 2013

People who have had common skin cancers may be at an increased risk of getting cancer again in their life, according to a new study. Jiali Han, HMS associate professor of dermatology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, led the research.

April 23, 2013

To cut through some of the mystery of mental disorders, which largely are defined by how people behave, scientists are seeking clues lurking in blood and saliva. The latest initiative is a clinical trial of a blood test that may distinguish between kids with autism and those with other developmental delays. Isaac Kohane, the Lawrence J. Henderson Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital and director of the Countway Library of Medicine at HMS, led some of this research.

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