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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
April 2, 2012

While sequencing the entire DNA of individuals is proving fantastically useful in understanding diseases and finding new treatments, it is not a method that will, for the most part, predict a person’s medical future. David Altshuler, HMS professor of genetics at Massachusetts General Hospital and Sekar Kathiresan, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, are quoted.

April 1, 2012

Sovereign Bank is gearing up for a formal announcement Wednesday of a new relationship with the cancer center at Massachusetts General Hospital.

April 1, 2012

New research is starting to find that sugar, the way many people are eating it today, is a toxin and could be a driving force behind some of this country's leading killers, including heart disease. Lewis Cantley, the William Bosworth Castle Professor of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, was interviewed for the report.

March 31, 2012

Pamela Hartzband, HMS assistant professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Jerome Groopman, the Dina and Raphael Recanati Professor of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, authored an op-ed about Democrats and Republicans looking for “best practices” in medical care.

March 30, 2012

Mark Schuster, the William Berenberg Professor of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Boston, wrote an essay based on remarks he made as the featured speaker at the Children’s Hospital Boston GLBT & Friends Celebration in June, 2010.

March 30, 2012

Rock Health, an incubator program exclusively targeting health startups, will expand to Boston this summer. Ed Coburn, publishing director at Harvard Health Publications, helped bring the program to Boston.

March 30, 2012

Coverage of the HMS Center for Primary Care. This week, Russell S. Phillips, HMS professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, was named director of the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care and Andrew L. Ellner, HMS instructor in medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, was hired as co-director.

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