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Medical School Applicants
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Applicants

Alumni make up an increasing proportion of medical school applicants as more students take time off before applying.

Medical School Applicants
Harvard Medical School

More Students Take Time Off Before Applying to Medical School

Alumni make up a growing majority of Harvard applicants accepted to medical school as taking time off become increasingly common.

Research

Study Finds Strong Genetic Component to Obesity

A new finding by the Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits consortium has identified 97 gene regions associated with obesity, tripling the number of such genes previously known.

Crime

Employee Robbed in Longwood Medical Area

A Harvard Longwood campus employee was attacked from behind and robbed of his wallet as he was unlocking his bike from a rack on Friday night.

Research

Harvard, MIT Researchers Develop Rapid Diagnostic for Virus Detection

Thanks to research by Lee Gehrke, a professor of health sciences and technology, and other researchers at Harvard and MIT, viruses like Ebola may be more rapidly detected and tracked than ever before.

Harvard Medical School

Odyssey Program Poised to Revolutionize Research

Scientists at Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital are using Odyssey, a computing environment, to process big data in their research.

Another Day, Another Storm
Central Administration

In Face of Storm, Most Harvard Schools Will Close Monday

Monday will mark the second time that Harvard has suspended operations due to inclement weather in two weeks.

Harvard Medical School

HMS To Launch Biomedical Informatics Department

The new department will build on a center in biomedical informatics which was established in 2005.

Harvard Medical School

Med School Establishes Research Center in Dubai

The Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery—Dubai, as the center is called, will house research for delivery methods of health care treatment throughout the UAE, but it will not provide patient care.

Davidson Memorial
Crime

Davidson Memorial

Flowers and cards on the skywalk between Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s main building and Shapiro building commemorate Wednesday the death of Harvard Medical School assistant professor Michael J. Davidson, who died Tuesday after he was shot on the second floor of the Shapiro building. Business appeared to proceed as usual at the Brigham on Wednesday morning, with no visibly increased security presence and no police presence.

Michael J. Davidson
Harvard Medical School

Davidson, Trailblazing Surgeon, Remembered for Compassion

Michael J. Davidson, an assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s director of endovascular cardiac surgery, died Tuesday after being shot at the Brigham.

FY 2014 Research Funding
FAS

Harvard's Federal Research Funding Declines Slightly in FY 2014

Funding from federal grants fell by 5 percent in 2014, the first full year after sequestration took hold. In the same period, non-federal funding rose 12 percent.

Elevator in the Shapiro Building
Crime

Elevator in the Shapiro Building

Hospital personnel enter an elevator inside the Shapiro building at Brigham-Women's Hospital on Tuesday afternoon. Earlier that morning, Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor Michael J. Davidson was shot on the second floor of the building and later died from his wounds.

Return to the Shapiro Building
Crime

Return to the Shapiro Building

Hospital personnel walk towards the Shapiro building at the Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital in Longwood on Tuesday morning where Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor Michael J. Davidson was shot.

Michael J. Davidson
Crime

Michael J. Davidson

Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor Michael J. Davidson died Tuesday after he was shot at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

9/11 Memorial
College

Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall