In the News

Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
February 4, 2016

Europe went through a major population upheaval about 14,500 years ago, at the end of the last ice age, according to DNA from the bones of hunter-gatherers. Iosif Lazaridis (HMS) is quoted. 

February 3, 2016

Dhruv Khullar (Mass General) writes about the the number of hours doctors in training work.

February 2, 2016

This article discusses three indicators of happiness based on the 77-year-long Study of Adult Development. Robert Waldinger (Mass General) is currently the fourth director of the study.

February 2, 2016

A group of medical school students has come together to call for prioritizing diversity in Harvard Medical School's curriculum, administration and admission processes.

February 2, 2016

Researchers begin to study if it is possible to transfer mothers' vaginal bacteria to babies born by C-section. Dennis Kasper (Brigham and Women's) is quoted.

February 2, 2016

Dan Barouch (Beth Israel Deaconess) co-authored a study that used cold viruses to deliver an experimental HIV vaccine to humans.

February 2, 2016

Nicholas Stroustrup, a Novartis Fellow working in the lab of Walter Fontana (HMS), is interviewed about his work studying aging using the Lifespan Machine he created. 

February 1, 2016

Data brokers legally buy, sell and trade health information, but the practice risks may be undermining public confidence. Jerry Avorn (Brigham and Women's) is quoted.  



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