News and happenings at Harvard Medical School and its affiliates.


Better understanding of glucosamine action may help to avoid birth defects in diabetic pregnancies

Ancient DNA reveals complex genetic history of Near East at dawn of agriculture

HMS student Aakash Shah hopes to mend inequalities as well as bodies

New study by HMS and HSDM researchers may have implications for treating osteoporosis

On-site testing method allows antibiotic-resistance testing for early, effective treatment

HMS in the News

May 1, 2016

Leonard Zon (Boston Children’s) has captured the moment when a single cell first becomes cancerous—and he thinks that means an answer to cancer’s origins may be within reach. 

May 1, 2016

This article discusses the scientific debate about why people gain weight. David Ludwig (Boston Children’s) is quoted. 


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