Experts Discuss Psychedelics Policy in the Global North at Harvard Law School Webinar
The Project on Psychedelics Law and Regulation at Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center hosted a virtual panel on psychedelics in Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom on Monday.
MGH Researchers Develop AI Tool To Predict Melanoma Recurrence
Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a new tool that uses artificial intelligence to predict which patients are most likely to experience a recurrence of melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.
Scripps Research Director Eric Topol Discusses Covid Vaccination and Misinformation at Belfer Center
Cardiologist Eric J. Topol, founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, discussed Covid-19 vaccination as part of the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center’s Diversity in STEM series on Wednesday in conversation with Belfer Fellow and epidemiologist Syra Madad.
HSPH Panel Envisions the Future of Public Health
A panel of health practitioners convened at the Harvard School of Public Health on Wednesday to discuss potential solutions to challenges facing public health.
Experts Discuss Psychedelic Therapy at Petrie-Flom Center
A panel of psychology and sociology experts discussed how psychedelics can be used as therapy for racial trauma at an event hosted Thursday by Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center.
Harvard Medical School Professor Frederick W. Alt to be Awarded One of Germany’s Highest Medical Honors
Harvard Medical School professor Frederick W. Alt will be awarded the 2023 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize, one of Germany’s highest medical honors, at an award ceremony held at St. Paul’s Church in Frankfurt, Germany next March.
Harvard Medical School Dean Says HMS Has Improved Financial Stability at State of the School Address
Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ’82 said Wednesday that HMS is “more financially stable than at any time in recent history” after recovering from pandemic-era financial stress.
Harvard Health Researchers Launch Website to Dispel Cancer Misinformation
Harvard and Dana-Farber researchers launched a website called Cancer FactFinder to provide vetted information about the causes of cancer on this year’s World Health Day.
‘This Is Our Fight Against Cancer’: Researchers Find HIV Drug Promising for Cancer Treatment
Harvard researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital found that lamivudine, a commonly used drug for HIV treatment, showed promise in combating metastatic colorectal cancer.
Renowned Harvard Physician Paul Farmer Dies at Age 62
Paul E. Farmer, the renowned Harvard physician and medical anthropologist who dedicated his career to delivering health care to some of the world’s poorest regions, has died at age 62.
Fauci Says Pandemic Still Far From Controlled in School of Public Health Address
Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the U.S. still remains far from controlling the Covid-19 pandemic in a virtual lecture at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on Friday afternoon.
Researchers, Bioethicists Discuss the Future of Psychedelic Therapy in Petrie-Flom Webinar
Experts in the fields of psychedelics, health care, and bioethics gathered virtually to discuss the ethical implications of psychedelic-assisted therapy in a webinar held by Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center on Thursday.
Whole Grain Intake Linked to Lower Liver Cancer Risk, Harvard Researchers Discover
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers found an association between high whole grain and fiber intake and a lower risk of liver cancer and chronic liver disease mortality.
Harvard Researchers Launch $43M Global Human Flourishing Study
Researchers at Harvard and Baylor University launched a $43.4 million research initiative last month to examine the causes of “human flourishing.”
Fahedur Fahed '22 has volunteered at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter for eight years. Fahed carries Narcan with him so that he is prepared to respond to overdoses.
Fauci Talks Pandemic Preparedness and Racial Health Disparities in HMS-Hosted Webinar
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Anthony S. Fauci discussed pandemic preparedness and racial health disparities in a virtual seminar on Thursday hosted by Harvard Medical School’s Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine.
38% of American Households Report Financial Crisis During Delta Surge, HSPH Poll Finds
In a result that surprised researchers, 38 percent of U.S. households reported facing serious financial difficulties in the past few months despite receiving government assistance, according to a new national poll by the Harvard School of Public Health.
Former Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman Discusses Leadership, Politics, and Agriculture
Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman talked about the evolution of American agricultural and food policy, the importance of resilience, and the importance of humor among public servants in a virtual conversation Wednesday.
Harvard Inks $30M Deal with Pharmaceutical Company for Therapeutic Research
Harvard University has signed a new five-year research and development agreement with pharmaceutical company National Resilience, Inc. to advance the development of medical technologies including gene, stem cell, and nucleic acid therapies.
Massages Can Aid Muscle Regeneration, Wyss Institute Researchers Find
Researchers from the Harvard Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering illuminated a connection between massage and the body’s immune response for muscle rehabilitation.
Harvard Scientists’ Study Sheds Light on Brain Tumor Resiliency
A recent study published by Harvard scientists examined brain tumors in unprecedented detail and found that brain tumor cells shift between distinct states, making them more resilient to cancer treatment.
Medical Leaders, Professionals Discuss Racial Disparities in Health Care at Virtual HSPH Forum
Medical leaders and professionals mulled strategies to counter racial disparities in health care in a Tuesday virtual forum hosted by the School of Public Health.
Harvard School of Public Health Launches New Structural Racism and Health Initiative
Harvard’s François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights launched an initiative to study and address structural racism in public health with a virtual symposium Tuesday.