At least one high-profile paper authored by a former Medical School professor has been formally retracted and a federally funded clinical trial put on hold.
Zhuang’s laboratory invented Stochastic Optical Reconstruction Microscopy, an imaging technique that surpasses the limitations of traditional light microscopes to create 3-D, ultra-high resolution images of cells and tissues.
The professor, Piero Anversa, left the Medical School in December 2015 after investigations into the integrity of his research.
The medal — the University’s highest honor in the field of African and African American studies — recognizes individuals who have made “significant contributions” to African and African American culture.
White Students at Elite Universities Support Affirmative Action Out of ‘Self-Interest,’ Harvard Professor Finds in Study
“It was sometimes problematic because they saw affirmative action as something to benefit themselves, rather than a policy that’s about justice or racial equity or access,” study author Natasha K. Warikoo said in an interview.
Nearly 30 percent of opioid prescriptions do not cite a pain-related diagnosis, a new Harvard Medical School and RAND Corporation study has found.
Harvard and the University of Michigan will partner on initiatives and summits to address economic opportunity and the opioid epidemic.
Heavily redacted emails included in the report show that researchers extensively contacted alcohol executives and frequently promised positive results in an attempt to secure funding for their project.
The National Institutes for Health has since launched two reviews of the study and has instructed Beth Israel to “pause all study activities until the reviews are completed."
The award comes with $5,000 per awardee, along with a $2,000 honorarium for faculty nominators who oversaw student projects.
Researchers from Harvard and Princeton are partnering with Twitter to conduct a study that aims to test strategies for reducing online bullying and abuse.
Researchers from Harvard, MIT, and the University of Cambridge have found that sulfur compounds in the early earth’s atmosphere may have contributed to the origins of life.