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October 12, 2012

Franz C. von Lichtenberg, HMS professor of pathology, emeritus, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, died on Sept. 16 in Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at the age of 92.

October 11, 2012

Welcome to the world of synthetic biology, where micro-organisms can be programmed to invade and destroy cancer cells. The Wall Street Journal reviews "Regenesis,” a new book by George Church, the Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics at HMS.

October 11, 2012

Roche, Merck and GlaxoSmithKline are to join forces with HMS, the Mayo Clinic and others to improve medical education and accelerate the early identification of victims.

October 11, 2012

New genetic evidence shows our ancestors interbred with now-extinct species. David Reich, HMS professor of genetics, was one of the leaders of the research.

October 11, 2012

Reisa Sperling, HMS professor of neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, participated in a Q&A about progress against Alzheimer’s disease.

October 10, 2012

At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, health reform means testing out new payment models and delivery systems. It also means changing the socks that patients wear. Ken Sands, chair for health care quality and HMS associate professor of medicine, and Kevin Tabb, CEO and HMS lecturer on medicine, are quoted.

October 10, 2012

A high-profile Medicare policy that sought to reduce certain hospital-acquired infections by cutting payments tied to treating them turned out to have no impact, according to a new study. Grace Lee, HMS associate professor of population medicine, led the research.

October 10, 2012

Cambridge Health Alliance, which has been seeking a partnership with a financially stronger hospital system for two years, said yesterday that it has entered exclusive talks with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston about apotential affiliation.

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