Peter L. Slavin ’79 will step down as president of Massachusetts General Hospital, a role he has held for the past 18 years, he announced in a message to hospital affiliates Wednesday morning.
Harvard Medical School researchers found that increasing the number of primary care physicians in underserved areas may boost life expectancies, according to a study published Tuesday in Annals of Internal Medicine.
A team of researchers at Harvard Medical School detailed how mutated Covid-19 variants can evade both naturally occurring and synthetic antibodies in a study published earlier this month.
On Friday, fourth-year students at Harvard Medical School learned where they will spend the next few years in residency, marking a major milestone in their health care careers. Known as “Match Day,” the annual event is organized by the National Resident Matching Program, and occurs every third Friday in March.
Some cancers may originate from a harmful mutation several decades before diagnosis, with the cancerous cells multiplying in number over the years without the patient’s knowledge, a new study published by Harvard researchers suggests.
Harvard Medical School researchers have developed a strategy that uses machine learning to recommend drugs as candidates for clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease, according to an article published in Nature Communications last month.
Harvard Medical School professor Michelle E. Morse was appointed as the New York City Health Department’s inaugural Chief Medical Officer and as Deputy Commissioner for the Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness on Feb. 16, per a press release.
The conversation — moderated by Michelle Morse, assistant professor at Harvard Medical School — was part of the Health Policy and Bioethics Consortia, a monthly series organized by the Medical School and the Law School that brings together experts from separate disciplines to discuss issues relating to biomedical innovation and healthcare delivery.
Reparations for descendants of enslaved individuals in the U.S. could have reduced Covid-19 transmission among Black Americans, according to a peer-reviewed study published online last Tuesday by Harvard Medical School researchers.
More than 60 student and faculty volunteers provided free dental services to children at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine’s annual “Give Kids a Smile” event on Saturday.
Center for Advanced Biological Innovation and Manufacturing Secures $76 Million in Funding, Signs Lease
The Massachusetts Center for Advanced Biological Innovation and Manufacturing has obtained $76 million in funding and signed a lease for a 40,000-square foot site in Watertown, Mass. for the manufacturing and innovation of new biotechnologies.
Pregnant women infected with SARS-CoV-2 during their third trimester are unlikely to pass on the virus or protective antibodies to their newborn, according to two studies by Harvard Medical School researchers published last month.
COVID-19 Vaccine Success Will Depend On Factors Beyond Efficacy Rate, Harvard Medical School Study Finds
A team of researchers at Harvard Medical School has found that the success of a COVID-19 vaccine will depend on not only its efficacy, but also the pace at which it is delivered, the severity of the pandemic, and the public’s acceptance of immunization.
For patients with severe COVID-19, the key to survival may depend on the quality, rather than the quantity, of their antibody response and development, a recent study from a team of researchers at Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital suggests.
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, have created a new artificial intelligence-based tool for predicting the prognosis of potential COVID-19 patients.
Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health, the World Data Lab, and the Brookings Institute developed a “World Hunger Clock” to project current and future levels of hunger and food insecurity.
Researchers and clinicians from Harvard Medical School designed new telehealth rehabilitation plans for COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitalization in a recently published study.
Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony S. Fauci and medical anthropologists Jim Y. Kim and Paul Farmer, a professor at the Medical School, discussed the social, political, and public health dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic in a panel moderated by HMS Dean George Q. Daley ’82 Monday.
Researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital have found a new tracer molecule that could help detect and identify injuries in brain imaging tests, according to a Oct. 22 paper published in the Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism.
Researchers from Harvard, Lausanne University Hospital in Switzerland, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Columbia University Medical Center authored a review compiling over 160 references to analyze the relationship between COVID-19 and cancer.
Harvard researchers have successfully used a human heart-on-chip to demonstrate that endothelial extracellular vesicles — particles released from cells lining the surface of blood vessels — are able to keep cardiac cells viable both during and after oxygen deprivation due to a heart attack.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School teaching hospital Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center reported encouraging interim results Friday from an early clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed with pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson.
Harvard Medical School researchers have shown that a new X-ray imaging technique could help construct a comprehensive map of the circuitry of the brain.
Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony S. Fauci discussed COVID-19 vaccine progress and the United States’ response to the pandemic in a talk at the Harvard Medical Grand Rounds on Thursday morning.
Rose's computerized database of medical information is used by over 1.5 million clinicians worldwide. Aside from his online pursuits, Rose worked as a professor at Harvard Medical School and a nephrologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.