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He Jiankui
Research

Chinese Researcher Who Said He Gene-Edited Babies Breaks Week of Silence, Vows to Defend Work

He Jiankui vowed to defend his work in an email to The Crimson Wednesday. He's email appeared to mark his first public communication in at least a week — and came after multiple news outlets reported the scientist had seemingly gone missing.

New Research Building
Harvard Medical School

Bacow Talks 'Difficult Times for Higher Education' at Medical School Symposium

University President Lawrence S. Bacow praised the Medical School’s health policy department and discussed the importance of higher education at a symposium at the school Tuesday.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
School of Public Health

Harvard School of Public Health Turns to Corporate Research Funding As Federal Support Stagnates

While this arrangement offers a new source of much-needed funding, it also raises challenging ethical and management questions for the school.

HMS Gordon Hall
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Receives $200 Million Gift — The Largest in School's History

The Blavatnik Family Foundation will donate $200 million to Harvard Medical School, the largest gift in the school’s history, the University announced Thursday.

HMS Gordon Hall
Research

Paper of Former HMS Prof. Withdrawn, Clinical Trial Paused after Harvard Requests Retractions

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.

HMS Gordon Hall
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Caps Off Capital Campaign with $789 Million

Harvard Medical School completed its capital campaign with $789 million raised, slightly exceeding its goal of $750 million.

HMS Gordon Hall
Research

Harvard Medical School Requests Retractions for Former Professor’s Research

The professor, Piero Anversa, left the Medical School in December 2015 after investigations into the integrity of his research.

Dean Williams
School of Public Health

Harvard School of Public Health Dean Will Spend Capital Campaign Cash on Construction, Financial Aid

Harvard School of Public Health Dean Michelle A. Williams plans to use the added cash raised through the school's capital campaign to bolster financial aid programs, renovate old campus buildings, and erect new ones.

Michelle Williams
School of Public Health

Harvard School of Public Health Raises $933 Million in Capital Campaign

The total more than doubles the goal of $450 million the school announced in October 2013.

Pills
Research

Harvard Study: 29 Percent of Opioid Prescriptions Come Without Pain Diagnosis

Nearly 30 percent of opioid prescriptions do not cite a pain-related diagnosis, a new Harvard Medical School and RAND Corporation study has found.

HMS Gordon Hall
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Does Not Plan to Go Tuition-Free Despite Example Set by NYU

The New York University School of Medicine generated national headlines and some glowing editorials when it announced over the summer that it planned to go tuition-free. Harvard, though, has no plans to follow suit.

Glass Concourse at Brigham Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Students Launch Opioid Epidemic Photojournalism Project

Medical School students unveiled a photo exhibit featuring stories of Boston-area individuals affected by the opioid epidemic.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
Research

Corporate Funding Concerns Shut Down Medical School Prof’s Study

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.

Harvard Institutes of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Dealing with Debt, Medical School Makes Building Sale

The school sold eight of the building’s 11 floors, which comprise about 192,140 square feet, mostly of research space.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
School of Public Health

School of Public Health Launches Collaboration with Google

The Harvard School of Public Health recently launched a partnership with Google aimed at investigating the use of toxic materials in construction.

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