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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
May 12, 2012

More and more dogs are around campus during exams to help students relax and maybe even crack a smile or two. The HMS resident therapy dog, Cooper, is featured. Loise Francisco-Anderson, HMS research fellow in microbiology and immunobiology, owns Cooper and is quoted in the article.

May 12, 2012

Noting that India has the ability to be a “global hub” in the bio-pharma and healthcare sector, industry leaders have said that steps need to be taken to realize the huge untapped potential in this field. William W. Chin, HMS executive dean for research, is quoted.

May 11, 2012

Donald Berwick, HMS lecturer on healthcare policy and former administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), will address HMS and HSDM degree candidates on May 23 as Class Day speaker.

May 11, 2012

Sami’s Wrap and Roll, a longstanding sandwich shop located on HMS property, has received citations from the City of Boston and was initially going to have to close today but was given an extension. Richard M. Shea, HMS associate dean for campus planning and facilities, is quoted.

May 11, 2012

In the past decade, Harvard has increasingly poured resources into groundbreaking research in one of the largest collections of stem cell research labs in the country, the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI). HSCI consists of scientists and practitioners from all over the Harvard community, including the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, HMS and 11 teaching hospitals and research institutions.

May 11, 2012

A lawsuit accuses Marilyn Albert, a former HMS professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, of submitting a grant application based on manipulated data.

May 10, 2012

Located in one of the most productive agricultural regions in Ontario, Hamiltonians have an abundant and varied food supply at their doorsteps, but it's not always the first choice. Kathleen Frith, managing director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at HMS, is quoted.

May 9, 2012

A mysterious and sometimes deadly type of heart failure that can strike otherwise healthy, expectant mothers late in pregnancy and leave them sick for life at last can be traced to faulty blood vessels in the heart, researchers reported. Zoltan Arany, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is the senior author. Research by S. Ananth Karumanchi, HMS associate professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is also highlighted.

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