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Harvard Medical School

Med School Prof Discusses Biotechnology, Startups

The talk, titled “Wild Biotechnology,” was hosted by Harvard Biotech Entrepreneurs, a student group focused on promoting interest in careers in biotechnology on campus.

Limbs and Genetalia
Harvard Medical School

Med School Study Explores Genitalia Formation

Genitalia development, according to the study, is closely linked to the growth and presence of limbs in animals such as snakes, lizards, and birds.

Counter Throwback
Harvard Medical School

Study Finds Connection Between Lead Poisoning, Breast Milk

After publishing the results of his study in July, S. Allen Counter, Jr., Clinical Professor of Neurology at the Harvard Medical School, has led efforts to mitigate lead poisoning through education.

Closed Title IX Complaints in the Ivy League
Crime

Unreported 2008 Probe Prompted Med School To Adjust Sexual Assault Procedures

The investigation, which was previously unreported, came in response to one of at least 18 Title IX complaints filed against Harvard and reviewed by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights since 2002.

Rob LaZebnik '84
Harvard Medical School

How I Saved Jodie Foster

The co-executive producer of The Simpsons explains what happens when doctor dreams go down the drain.

Harvard Medical School
Health

Med School To Launch $750 Million Campaign

Harvard Medical School is halfway toward its goal of raising $750 million in its piece of the ongoing University-wide capital campaign, the school announced Thursday afternoon.

FAS

HMS Profs Defending Benefits Changes at Meeting Violated FAS Procedures

Two Harvard Medical School professors who spoke at Tuesday’s meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in defense of the University’s new health care policy were present in violation of FAS policies.

Health

Poll Reveals Concerns, Misconceptions of Ebola

More than half of poll respondents said they were concerned there would be an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. in the next year, though some faculty members said that an outbreak is unlikely.

Health

Study Sheds Light on End-of-Life Care

A new study found that, although cancer patients are enrolling in hospice programs at higher rates, their consumption of intensive hospital services near the end of life has increased as well.

Research

Engineering Research Partnerships To Launch in Jan.

Last week, the Bertarelli Program, a collaboration involving Harvard Medical School, announced that it will award a series of grants totaling $3.6 million to launch five research projects in neuroengineering.

Health

Travel Restrictions Won’t Alter Affiliates’ Ebola Work

Several Harvard affiliates are leading the effort to combat Ebola, both in labs and on the ground, and Harvard's new travel restrictions are unlikely to affect their work.

Jonathan Eig: The Birth of the Pill
Books

Jonathan Eig: The Birth of the Pill

New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Eig addresses the crowd about history of birth control pills during a discussion for his new book, "The Birth of the Pill," at the Countway Medical Library of Harvard Medical School on Tuesday afternoon.

Jonathan Eig: The Birth of the Pill
Books

Jonathan Eig: The Birth of the Pill

New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Eig addresses the crowd about history of birth control pills during a discussion for his new book, "The Birth of the Pill," at the Countway Medical Library of Harvard Medical School on Tuesday afternoon.

Jonathan Eig: The Birth of the Pill
Crime

Today in Photos (10/22/2014)

Jonathan Eig: The Birth of the Pill
Books

Eig Discusses Invention of the Pill

Bestselling author Jonathan Eig discussed the discovery and implications of the birth control pill Tuesday evening.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads