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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
May 1, 2015

As researchers conduct the most rigorous human trials of cardiac cell therapies yet attempted, a clear picture of whether these treatments actually work is imminent. Richard Lee, professor of medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is quoted.

May 1, 2015

A combination of three HIV drugs does a remarkably good job fighting Ebola in the laboratory, according to new research. . Eric Campbell, professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

April 30, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved an injection for the reduction of moderate to severe fat deposits under the chin. The active ingredient, deoxycholic acid, dissolves fat, permitting dermatologists and plastic surgeons to resculpt the chin area without surgery. Lynn Drake, lecturer on dermatology at Massachusetts General Hospital, is mentioned.

April 30, 2015

Dhruv Khullar, clinical fellow in medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, authored this opinion piece about how traditional education emphasizes separate training for each health professional, which inadequately prepares students and residents for new models of health care delivery that emphasize team-based care and shared responsibility for patients.

April 30, 2015

At the World Medical Innovation Forum on Wednesday, researchers and others detailed the “Disruptive Dozen” technologies with the potential to revolutionize neurological care over the next decade. Rudolph Tanzi, Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Child Neurology and Mental Retardation at Massachusetts General Hospital, and David Silbersweig, Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry at Brigham and Women's Hospital, moderated the discussion. Several Harvard-affiliated researchers are mentioned.

April 29, 2015

In a world first, Chinese scientists have reported that they have used powerful gene-editing techniques to modify human embryos. George Church, Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics, and George Daley, professor of biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology at Boston Children's Hospital, are quoted. 

April 29, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court is again grappling with the death penalty by examining the effectiveness of the drugs used to put prisoners to death in Oklahoma. David Waisel, associate professor of anaesthesia at Boston Children's Hospital, is quoted.

April 29, 2015

David G. Hunter, professor of ophthalmology at Children’s Hospital Boston, participated in a Q&A about the development and future of the Pediatric Vision Scanner.

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