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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.
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.
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.
Scientists at Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital are using Odyssey, a computing environment, to process big data in their research.
Monday will mark the second time that Harvard has suspended operations due to inclement weather in two weeks.
The new department will build on a center in biomedical informatics which was established in 2005.
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.
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.