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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
May 20, 2012

Julie Silver, HMS assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, believes that the 12 million cancer survivors in the United States should have rehabilitation services provided as a standard part of cancer care.

May 18, 2012

Further coverage of the New England Primate Research Center.

May 18, 2012

Earlier in May, the China-Harvard Medical School Translational Medicine Consortium MOU Signing Ceremony was held at Shanghai International Convention Center. William Chin, executive dean for research;David Golan, dean for graduate education and Lee Nadler, dean for clinical and translational research at HMS, were present for the ceremony.

May 17, 2012

The drug Zytiga, approved last year to treat metastatic prostate cancer, helped eliminate tumors in high-risk patients whose malignancy hadn’t yet spread, a small study found. Mary-Ellen Taplin, HMS associate professor of medicine at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, was the leader of the study.

May 17, 2012

A 29-item checklist dramatically increased the frequency with which providers in an Indian hospital took simple steps to protect the health of women in childbirth and their babies, such as washing their handswith soap before an exam or using a sterile blade to cut the umbilical cord. Atul Gawande, HMS associate professor of surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Jonathan Spector, HMS instructor in pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital, led the study.

May 16, 2012

A new study examines the damage to the connections between the networks in Phineas Gage's brain, finding that this probably contributed to Gage's documented behavioral changes. The article mentions that Gage’s skull is on display at the Warren Anatomical Museum.

May 16, 2012

Shara Yurkiewicz, a third-year HMS student, participated in a Q&A about her up-and-coming writing career.

May 16, 2012

As part of an effort to better define its marketing strategy, Children’s Hospital Boston has decided to officially be called Boston Children’s Hospital.

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