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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
June 12, 2012

Several hundred people are expected to gather at Camp Harbor View on Moon Island in Boston Harbor Wednesday evening to toast outgoing Partners HealthCare Chairman Jack Connors.

June 12, 2012

Author Ronald Schouten, HMS associate professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, was interviewed on the Emily Rooney Show about his new book he co-authored called, “Almost a Psychopath.”

June 11, 2012

Recent investigations of memory formation raise fascinating questions about how young children store and retrieve experiences and information. Charles Nelson, HMS professor of pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, is quoted.

June 11, 2012

Lisa Wong, HMS clinical instructor in pediatrics at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, participated in a Q&A about her new book “Scales to Scalpels,’’ about the link between music and medicine.

June 11, 2012

Further coverage of the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center at McLean Hospital.

June 11, 2012

A freezer malfunction at McLean Hospital has severely damaged one-third of the world’s largest collection of autism brain samples, potentially setting back research on the disorder by years, scientists say. Francine Benes, the William P. and Henry B. Test Professor of Psychiatry at McLean Hospital, is quoted.

June 11, 2012

Certain hospital sounds, such as electronic alarms, telephones and conversations, can wake patients up even at relatively low levels, creating an environment that may slow healing, according to a new study. Orfeu Buxton, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, led the study. Jeffrey Ellenbogen, HMS assistant professor of neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, co-led the study.

June 10, 2012

Today, 10 students will move into dorms at HMS, where they will live during an eight-week fellowship that will have them working side by side with top researchers from Harvard and Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Barbara Bierer, HMS professor of medicine (pediatrics) at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Chinweike Ukomadu, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, are quoted.

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