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The Medical School’s curricular changes resemble those already made by other leading medical schools, according to their top administrators.
The gift to Harvard Medical school will fund immunology research, a new professorship, and a Dean’s Leadership Fund.
University President Drew G. Faust wants to target future fundraising at campaign priorities that have not yet attracted major giving.
The new curriculum represents a major change in Harvard’s fundamental approach to medical education, which has remained largely constant for years.
Members of the Boston Police Department and Brigham and Women’s Hospital personnel crossed the street away from the Harvard-affiliated hospital’s Shapiro building, where Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor Michael J. Davidson was fatally shot on Jan. 20.
PETA argued that the inadequate care at the center violated Massachusetts’s cruelty-to-animals legislation and urged the district attorney to “pursue charges against the experimenters responsible for overseeing the animals’ care.”
Nearly 70 Harvard Medical School postdoctoral fellows, professors, and administrators signed a letter expressing concern that the University’s new health benefits plan may disproportionately burden postdocs.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investigating the Harvard-run New England Primate Medical Research Center after six monkeys transferred to the Oregon Zoo last May died soon after arriving.
A new report alleges that 12 additional monkeys had died between 1999 and 2011 at the Harvard-run New England Primate Medical Research Center.
Over $14,000 worth of equipment was allegedly stolen at the Harvard Medical School’s Longwood Campus last Thursday.
The theft, which was reported to the Harvard University Police Department last Thursday morning, remains an "open investigation," according to HUPD spokesperson Steven G. Catalano.
Alumni make up an increasing proportion of medical school applicants as more students take time off before applying.
Alumni make up a growing majority of Harvard applicants accepted to medical school as taking time off become increasingly common.
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.