Harvard Medicine News
New Player in Human Aging

The brain’s neural activity, long implicated in disorders ranging from dementia to epilepsy, also affects human life span.

colorful illustration showing neural activity in the brain
The Speed of Discovery

A year after making a $200 million commitment to HMS, philanthropist Len Blavatnik returned to campus to take some master classes.

Len Blavatnik
To Serve Better

HMS's Marnie Gelbert works to increase public understanding about genetics. She's one of many Harvard community members making a difference in communities throughout the U.S. 

Marnie Gelbert portrait shot
Keeping Time

HMS researchers develop a reliable genetic clock to record changes in microbiome growth.

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