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September 8, 2015

Stephen Elledge, the Gregor Mendel Professor of Genetics and of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, has won a Lasker Award for his work on DNA repair. 

September 7, 2015

For some, the need to shed possessions is a life-consuming illness—but the cultural embrace of decluttering can make it hard to seek help. Michael Jenike, professor of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

September 7, 2015

Doctors should screen teenagers for major depression, a federal advisory group said Monday, but only if their young patients have access to mental health professionals who can diagnose them, provide treatment and monitor their progress. Jonathan Winickoff, associate professor of pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

September 7, 2015

What was once a one-time certification exam for physicians has slowly expanded to an ongoing and time-consuming process that includes recertification exams every decade and a near continuous stream of online learning modules. Paul Mathew, instructor in neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is quoted.

September 5, 2015

Preventing postsurgical delirium in older patients can help ensure a successful recovery, a new study says. Sharon Inouye, professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is senior author of the study, and Lauren Gleason, instructor in medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is first author.

September 4, 2015

As school starts again, some parents breathe a sigh of relief, while others find the transition back to school more anxiety provoking. Gil Noam, associate professor of psychiatry at McLean Hospital, is quoted.

September 4, 2015

Localization of two proteins important for inner ear hair cell function suggests they are part of the elusive mechanotransduction channel. Jeffrey Holt, associate professor of otology and laryngology at Boston Children's Hospital, is co-author of the study.

September 4, 2015

Anne Brewster, instructor in medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, authored this article on opioid addiction. Michael Bierer, assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is mentioned in the sound clip.



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