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Formerly known as The Benefactor, Pulse reveals and celebrates the heart and impact of the HMS community.

Fall 2019Cover of fall 2019 issue of Pulse.

Our latest issue of Pulse celebrates gifts and grants supporting faculty, medical education, therapeutic innovation, ancient DNA research, global health programs, cannabinoid research, and autism awareness, among other areas.

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Spring 2019Cover of spring 2019 issue of Pulse.

The inaugural issue of Pulse celebrates gifts supporting healthy aging and medical education, tranforming transgender care and health care policy, Alzheimer's and diabetes research, and faculty support, among other topics.

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Winter 2018Cover of the winter 2018 issue of The Benefactor

This special edition of The Benefactor celebrates the momentous $200 million gift from the Blavatnik Family Foundation catalyzes curiosity-driven research and the translation of next-generation precision therapies.

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This issue of The Benefactor celebrates the successful conclusion of The World Is Waiting: The Campaign for Harvard Medicine. Other stories in this issue cover gifts supporting the improvement of sensory disorder treatments, increasing student diversity, and further research into Lyme disease.

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Spring 2018Cover of the spring 2018 issue of The Benefactor

The stories in this issue of The Benefactor cover gifts directed to increase funding for MD-PhD students, establish scholarship funds, support primary care and family medicine, and advance research in fields such as aging, brain science, health care policy, and breast and ovarian cancer.

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Fall 2017Cover of the fall 2017 issue of The Benefactor

The stories in this issue of The Benefactor cover gifts directed to decoding human brain evolution, ending diarrheal disease deaths in children, and supporting financial aid and Alzheimer's research.

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Spring 2017Cover of the spring 2017 issue of The Benefactor

The stories in this issue of The Benefactor cover gifts directed to ending tuberculosis, supporting systems biology fellowships and student scholarships, breast and ovarian cancer research, and advancing primary care.

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