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Ammy M. Yuan
Harvard Medical School Professor Michael Greenberg Wins Brain Prize for Neuroplasticity Research
Harvard Medical School professor Michael E. Greenberg has won The 2023 Brain Prize for his decades-long research on brain plasticity, alongside University of Cambridge professor Christine E. Holt and Max Planck Institute Director Erin M. Schuman.
Five Articles by Harvard Medical School Researchers Retracted for Data Discrepancies
Two medical journals, Surgery and Oncogene, retracted five articles by Harvard Medical School professors Edward E. Whang and Stanley W. Ashley, Medical School emeritus professor Michael J. Zinner, and two other researchers earlier this month and at the end of last year.
Researchers Call on NIH to Stop Funding Primate Experiments at Harvard Medical School
More than 380 researchers signed a Feb. 8 letter asking the National Institutes of Health to stop funding nonhuman primate experiments at Harvard Medical School.
Swiss Philanthropist Gifts $75 Million to Harvard Medical School
Ernesto Bertarelli, an entrepreneur and philanthropist from Switzerland, will gift $75 million to Harvard Medical School through his family foundation, per a Monday press release.
Med School Panel Discusses Harvard Human Remains Collections at Black History Month Event
An interdisciplinary panel of Harvard affiliates discussed the ethics of possessing human remains for research, education, or exhibition in University collections during a Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics webinar on Thursday.
HSPH Study Reveals Healthy Lifestyle May Reduce Risk of Long Covid
Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health published a study on Monday which found that women who followed most aspects of a healthy lifestyle, including regular exercise and adequate sleep, had a reduced risk of contracting long Covid-19.
Christopher Walsh ’65, Renowned Biochemist and Harvard Medical School Professor, Dies at 78
Christopher Walsh ’65, a renowned biochemist and Harvard Medical School professor, died on Jan. 10 at the age of 78. Throughout his career, Walsh made significant contributions in the areas of enzyme function, metabolic pathways, and antibiotic biosynthesis.
Harvard Medical School Drops Out of U.S. News Rankings
Harvard Medical School will no longer participate in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings, the school’s dean announced Tuesday, becoming the second of Harvard's graduate schools to boycott the magazine.
Harvard Law School Panel Discusses UN’s Commitment to Children’s Rights During Armed Conflict
Human rights experts discussed the United Nations’ responses to children’s rights violations during global armed conflict in a Harvard Law School panel Wednesday.
Harvard’s Language Exchange Program Receives Culture Lab Innovation Fund
Harvard’s Language Exchange Program received a multi-thousand-dollar grant from the Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging to expand the reach of its language-learning platform.