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Matsosane Tsosane, who suffers from multi-drug-resistant TB and whose child is also infected, receives a vaccination from a nurse in LesothoHalting the rising incidence of—and global death toll from—tuberculosis

Noted Belgian scientist Paul Janssen, MD, used to say, "No time to lose … the patients are waiting." Read more »


Nancy and Richard MoskovitzMoskovitzes move needle toward a cure for Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease research is entering a promising and exciting phase, in which the hard-won knowledge about its molecular basis is finally being translated into therapeutics. Read more »


HMS StudentsAnnual Giving Program sets foundation for success

Funds raised by the Annual Giving program are essential to supporting HMS and its mission to provide faculty, researchers, and students—the next generation of health care leaders—the resources they need to alleviate human suffering caused by disease. Read more »


Sally MgNagnyReconnect, Rediscover, Reunion: Alumni celebrate and contribute millions to their alma mater

Whether it had been five years or 50 since their last visit to the Quad, the level of excitement among the nearly 600 alumni and friends returning to campus for Reunion and Alumni Week in May was undeniable. Read more »


Countway LibrarySomerville, Mass., native propels library innovations

The late Harry G. Burnett, AB ’29, a lifelong resident of Somerville, Mass., named the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine as a beneficiary of more than $670,000 from his estate. Read more »


Michael ChernewTwo congruent missions, one shared vision

For more than 40 years, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has worked to improve the health and health care of all Americans. Read more »


Richard MerkinMerkin invests in the path less traveled

Richard Merkin, MD, as made a substantial gift to establish the Personal Genomes and Conversion of Stem Cells to Neurons Research Fund at Harvard Medical School. Read more »


Paul FarmerNutrition as a foundation of health and learning

It seemed obvious to Mavis C. Campbell, PhD, that good health and proper nutrition are essential to learning. To help address this, she established the Mavis C. Campbell, PhD Endowed Teaching and Research Fund in Global Health and Social Medicine. Read more »


Daniel FreudenbergerAlzheimer’s research tops Freudenberger family’s priority list

Halting Alzheimer’s disease is personal for Daniel Freudenberger, AB ’67, and his family. Read more »


W. Reid PittsPitts invests in the next generation of seminal physician-scientists

W. Reid Pitts Jr., MD ’67, believes that there is no force more influential than a curious mind. Read more »


Sheldon LevinA lifetime of loyalty

As a way to repay what he was given, Sheldon M. Levin, MD ’50, has established an endowed financial aid fund to help HMS students meet their financial obligations. Read more »


Pringle Hart SymondsSymonds celebrates the power of planned giving

Pringle Hart Symonds, AB ’56, understands the power of a charitable gift annuity (CGA) and hopes to educate others about the opportunity. Read more »


Lynn ThomanScientific discovery and innovative approaches inspire support

To fuel scientific courage in its many forms, Thoman has made her second unrestricted gift of $100,000 to the School to provide flexible funding to Dean Jeffrey S. Flier, MD. Read more »


James Aisenberg with his father, the late Alan C. AisenbergAisenberg family honors inspirational patriarch

The late Alan C. Aisenberg, BS ’46, MD ’50, PhD, spent the majority of his professional career at Harvard Medical School—more than 60 years of dedication and passion for the School and medical education. Read more »


ReunionMilestone Reunion leads to motivational "challenge"

When it was time for him to celebrate his 50th Reunion, Claude P. Ghez, MD ’64, seized the opportunity to give back by sponsoring the Race for Reunion Challenge—asking the 2014 Reunion classes to collectively give $100,000, which he would match dollar-for-dollar, ultimately raising $200,000 to support the next generation of leaders in science and medicine. Read more »


Paul FarmerPaul Farmer inspires anonymous gift

Two such devotees have been so inspired by Farmer and his work, they have given $100,000 to the Chair’s Opportunity Fund in Global Health at HMS. Read more »

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