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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
June 15, 2012

Pfizer, the world’s largest drug company, is embedding operations in Boston, San Francisco, New York and San Diego, often in the very same buildings where famed academic institutions have labs.

June 14, 2012

Angelo Volandes, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, authored this article about improving communication with patients and physicians.

June 14, 2012

For the first time since construction was halted in late 2009, Harvard University said Wednesday that it expects to resume work in 2014 on its planned science complex in Allston, the single largest invest ment in a science facility the 375-year-old Ivy League institution has ever made.

June 14, 2012

A small but growing cadre of scientists are using themselves as research subjects. Work by George Church, the Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics at HMS is mentioned, and John Halamka, HMS professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is quoted.

June 14, 2012

Screening the genomes of healthy people may give important clues about their cancer risk, according to a study that suggests advanced DNA technology might be employed early in a patient’s health assessment. Robert Green, HMS lecturer on medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is quoted.

June 13, 2012

HMS and the Warren Alpert Foundation announced yesterday that an annual prize recognizing lab discoveries to advance human health will go to four scientists who developed the drug bortezomib used in treatment of multiple myeloma, a cancer of the blood. The recipients are: Julian Adams of Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Alfred Goldberg, HMS professor of cell biology, Kenneth Anderson, the Kraft Family Professor of Medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Paul Richardson, the R.J. Corman Associate Professor of Medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

June 13, 2012

With millions of Americans taking daily vitamin D supplements to prevent cancer and bone fractures, a federal task force announced Tuesday that there’s “insufficient evidence” to recommend that Americans take these supplements for such purposes, but some experts disagree with that assessment. JoAnn Manson, Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women's Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is quoted.

June 13, 2012

After 20 years on the boards of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners HealthCare chairman Jack Connors is retiring.

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