Harvard Medicine News
Immune Memory Loss

New research reveals how measles ravages the immune system, forcing it to relearn protection against other pathogens.

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Just Beginning

Fifty years after HMS took steps to recruit more African American students, the community gathered to take stock of its progress and celebrate.

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Skeleton Key

Cilia protrude from nearly every cell, and their dysfunction can cause incurable diseases. Researchers have just peeled open more of their structural secrets.

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Origin Story

Autism spectrum disorders affect one in 59 American children by age 8. New evidence points to an immune response that targets brain cells in autism.

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