Harvard Business School launched last week the Precision Trials Challenge, a contest that challenges participants to find a better way of conducting clinical trials to get a drug approved.
As dozens of teams at the Harvard Innovation Lab tackle contemporary challenges with their entrepreneurial projects, Confi and Antera Therapeutics stand out in the field of medicine.
While many students may not recognize that some of their peers are acting EMTs, CrimsonEMS looks after nearly every facet of social life on Harvard’s campus.
The Robert and Myra Kraft Family Foundation has pledged to donate $20 million to Harvard Business School to endow a fund to support research and the advancement of precision medicine.
The “Arts&Humanities@HMS” initiative supports the arts by creating more opportunities for students to explore music, visual arts, and drama through programs and events.
Harvard Medical School professor Dan H. Barouch argued that developing a vaccine or cure would “most definitively” address the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the second installment of a lecture series on DNA at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
Students described Harvard Medical School’s new curriculum as characterized by a heavy workload and an increased level of student engagement with content and faculty.
The gift to Harvard Medical school will fund immunology research, a new professorship, and a Dean’s Leadership Fund.
Harvard faculty and nonunion staff members on Harvard’s health plans will see an average 7.3 percent increase in their insurance premiums next year.
With few remaining seats available, Societies of the World 25 students sit on the steps inside the Northwest B103 lecture hall. Since the course will not be offered in 2016, enrollment is high. Professor Salmaan Keshavjee expressed the need for a larger classroom Tuesday.
The chair of the body that recommended the changes is “worried” that Harvard faculty and staff might have difficulty navigating the numerous health plan options.
The new curriculum represents a major change in Harvard’s fundamental approach to medical education, which has remained largely constant for years.
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.
Alumni make up a growing majority of Harvard applicants accepted to medical school as taking time off become increasingly common.