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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
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.

May 9, 2012

Independent living communities are instituting more structured and data-based wellness and fitness programs that go beyond just adding aerobics classes or newer fitness machines. Hebrew SeniorLife’s Institute for Aging Research is featured. Robert Schreiber, HMS instructor in medicine at Hebrew SeniorLife, is quoted.

May 9, 2012

Continuing coverage of the New England Primate Research Center.

May 8, 2012

Three Boston organizations, including Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Joslin Diabetes Center, will receive $11.6 million from the federal government to expand programs focused on keeping sick seniors out of the hospital, improving the health of children with asthma, and connecting people who are homeless with better medical care. Kenneth Sands, HMS associate professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is quoted.

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