Students protest Martin Shkreli outside the Science Center. Shkreli’s appearance on campus sparked controversy, with protester Darshali Vyas citing Shkreli’s 5000 percent price hike of Daraprim, a drug used to treat patients with compromised immune systems, as a reason for her outrage.
Martin Shkreli speaks in the Science Center on Wednesday night at an event organized by the Harvard Financial Analysts Club. Protesters disrupted the event, standing up, walking out, and encouraging others to move to a “teach-in” panel on AIDS treatment and unethical pharmaceutical practices.
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy ’98 called for medical professionals to be more engaged with healthcare policy-making decisions at a forum Monday night.
At a lecture Thursday, Harvard Law School Dean Martha L. Minow emphasized the benefits of resolving bioethical issues through mediation, rather than litigation.
As of March 1, Harvard Medical School had raised $531 million, achieving just over 70 percent of its goal of $750M. This marks an additional $64M in contributions since October, and includes donations from 8,900 people, according to a release from HMS.
Last year, the Medical School uprooted its old method, debuting the new “Pathways” program. Students and professors alike said the demands outside the classroom have increased, and the education at the Medical School better prepares students for future medical careers.
When picturing a pre-med undergraduate, one tends to think of students pouring over p-sets, staring into microscopes, and stirring beakers. And while those activities certainly apply to the experiences of pre-med students at Harvard, some additionally choose to explore another area: Classics.
A petition initiated earlier this month at Harvard Medical School has now been signed by more than 12,000 medical students, residents, and physicians from around the country asking for an end to the Step 2 CS exam, a portion of a test all fourth year medical students must take.
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.