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Looking to #nature for inspiration allows HMS researchers to think outside the lab http://hvrd.me/NniQO
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Two new cell-barcoding technologies allow biologists for the first time to genetically profile tens of thousands of individual #cells at once within a population “smoothie.” Read more: http://hvrd.me/NgbO6
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Think out loud, stick to the basics and be kind: Recipients of the 2015 Daniel D. Federman Teaching Awards demonstrate these core tenets—and many other exceptional skills—as they educate tomorrow’s doctors. Read more:
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A new study from Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital shows how circadian rhythms affect the timing of protein production, which could help explain why many neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism involve #sleep disruption. Read more: http://hvrd.me/N0CYY
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“The storytelling is really where the #medicine is,” says primary care physician Suzanne Koven, inaugural writer-in-residence at +Massachusetts General Hospital. Read more: http://hvrd.me/N0fWN
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A new study finds that the out of pocket costs of the average #asthma patient have nearly doubled following the 2008 FDA ban of ozone-depleting inhalers. http://hvrd.me/MRjfm

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Geneticists just got a new pair of glasses. By improving an imaging technology called FISH, they’re able to view genetic material in more detail than ever before. Read more: http://hvrd.me/Nj28L

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HMS researchers at +Massachusetts General Hospital and the +Ragon Institute have found that the most common bacterial communities of the female genital tract in healthy South African women can influence risk for #HIV . Read more: http://hvrd.me/NfA74

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As #HarvardMed15 approaches, watch Vivek Murthy’s graduation address from last year http://hvrd.me/N0kcP
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You can teach an old drug new tricks. A 50-year-old drug gets new life when paired with another agent that makes it less toxic. The combination lengthens the lives of patients whose colorectal cancer has spread. Read more: http://hvrd.me/MZHm0

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“Reaching the necessary levels of access to global surgery by 2030 would save an estimated $12 trillion in lost GDP.” Find out more from the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery report launch held at HMS last week. http://hvrd.me/MRiIe

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In a ceremony at Harvard University’s Loeb House on May 6, 2015, Harvard Medical School Dean Jeffrey S. Flier recognized HMS neurobiologist Rachel Wilson as the first recipient of the Martin Family Professorship in Basic Research. Read more: http://hvrd.me/MIzu0

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Research, education news, and trends in science and the healing arts.
Introduction
Overview
Harvard Medical School’s main quadrangle—located in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area—comprises dozens of labs, classrooms and offices, serving as a home for more than 140 tenure and tenure-track faculty. But the School extends beyond the Quad. HMS has affiliation agreements with 17 hospitals and research institutes. These vital teaching and research partners include more than 10,000 physicians and scientists with HMS faculty appointments.

Mission
To create and nurture a diverse community of the best people committed to leadership in alleviating human suffering caused by disease

History
Established September 19, 1782

Leadership
Jeffrey S. Flier, MD
Dean of the Harvard University Faculty of Medicine

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Heads of the Basic and Social Science Departments




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