Harvard Medical School
Harvard Scientists to Collaborate with Chinese Researchers to Improve Diagnostics and Develop Novel Coronavirus Therapies
A team of Harvard scientists will collaborate with a Chinese research institute in a five-year effort to study the novel coronavirus, which has infected more than 78,000 worldwide, according to a University press release Monday.
Hailed as an outstanding researcher, mentor, and friend by peers and students, Harvard Genetics professor Philip Leder ’56 died on Feb. 2 after suffering complications from Parkinson’s disease, according to his daughter Micki Leder.
A team of researchers at Harvard Medical School, the Broad Institute, and Harvard School of Public Health investigated the 2016-2017 mumps outbreak in Boston, finding previously unknown genetic connections between cases.
Amplifying faculty calls for fossil fuel divestment, Harvard Medical School professors overwhelmingly passed a resolution Wednesday urging the University to divest its endowment from the fossil fuel industry.
Harvard Medical School's faculty council plans to vote Wednesday on a resolution urging the University to divest its endowment from the fossil fuel industry.
Harvard Medical School student Andrew V.A. Foley is afraid of heights. Nevertheless, he once found himself on the top of a rock face in Western Massachusetts, helped up by his friend Mark B. Herzog.
A federal judge charged a Harvard Medical School student Monday with attempting to smuggle research from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at the behest of the Chinese government.
Vicki Rosen, professor and chair of developmental biology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, will serve as the interim dean of Harvard’s School of Dental Medicine beginning Jan. 1.
An animal rights group alleges Harvard Medical School caused the death of an experimental primate and filed “fraudulent” reports with the United States Department of Agriculture, according to a federal complaint the group filed with the USDA Nov. 30.
Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Auto Workers members began picketing at the Longwood campus Wednesday, a day after their strike began in Harvard Yard.
University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 has collected more than $2.7 million serving on the board of directors for two pharmaceutical companies since being appointed as the University’s chief academic officer in 2011, according to company filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Catherine Dulac and Michael Greenberg have independently researched how mechanisms in the brain influence social behavior and developmental disorders.
Harvard Medical School received a $20 million donation from philanthropists Hock E. Tan and K. Lisa Yang to create a Center for Autism Research, the University announced Thursday.
The High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program awarded a total of $267 million to 93 “trailblazing” and “out-of-the-box” research proposals, whose uncertain outcomes can disadvantage them in the “traditional peer review process,” according to the NIH site.
Harvard Medical School professor William G. Kaelin won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his research discoveries on how cells use oxygen. The prize was jointly awarded to Kaelin alongside Oxford professor Peter J. Ratcliffe and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine professor Gregg L. Semenza.
Freshly renovated Lowell House features a new "Dynamic Energy Suite" – a six-bedroom pod of dorm rooms with built-in technological enhancements that monitor power consumption and adjust lighting for better sleep and energy efficiency.
Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital is canceling a $150,000 contract with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to provide consultations to medical physicians at the border, a spokesperson said Tuesday.
Harvard Medical School received a “C+” on a report issued Monday by advocacy group White Coats for Black Lives evaluating diversity, inclusion, and integration of minorities at 17 medical institutions across the country.
Harvard-Affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital Signs $150,000 Contract with Customs and Border Patrol
United States Customs and Border Patrol entered into a $150,000 contract with Brigham and Women’s Hospital — a major teaching hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School — on June 17 after the money was first mistakenly allocated to Harvard.
The donation, given by Charles R. Broderick, is the largest independent donation ever made to fund biological study of cannabinoids on the brain and behavior.
The Harvard Graduate Council has created a lobbying body, the External Advocacy Committee, to advocate for local, state, and federal policies supporting graduate student rights.
R. Bruce Donoff, dean of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, will step down from his position at the start of 2020, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced in an email to the University Friday.