Thoughts from the Dean

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Thoughts from George Q Daley, HMS Dean

Welcome to the Dean’s Corner, where the dean regularly shares thoughts and views on topical issues important to the practice of medicine, to medical education and to the lively, vital world of biomedical research. Posts prior to August 1, 2016, were authored by former HMS Dean Jeffrey S. Flier.

September 5, 2012

Progress and Possibilities

May 24, 2012

Class of 2012, yours is a time of exhilarating change that is vast in scope: Today, all health is global. You will, I am certain, have the opportunity to ease human suffering to a degree that is wholly unprecedented.

April 16, 2012

Despite the amazing progress in the field of obesity and diabetes over the past 35 years, obesity and diabetes have become more prevalent, not less. Now two research studies compare the effect of medical therapy vs. bariatric surgery on diabetes in obese patients.


George Daley, M.D., Ph.D.George Q. Daley, MD, PhD
Dean, Harvard Medical School


After the March for Science, the fight must go on

After the March for Science, the fight must go on
Dean Daley and his peers discuss the transformative power of biomedical research and the critical need to preserve NIH funding for the life-altering discoveries of tomorrow.



Image: Boston Children's Hospital

The Daley Lab aims to define fundamental principles of how stem cells contribute to tissue regeneration and repair and improve drug and transplantation therapies for patients with malignant and genetic bone marrow disease.

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