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03/25/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Scientists have uncovered a critical step in DNA repair and cellular aging.
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03/24/2017 at 15:44. Facebook
Which of the following is NOT part of the barrier between the blood stream and the central nervous system?
Harvard Medical School
03/23/2017 at 15:09. Facebook
The HMS Photo of the Week: "Match Day at HMS! Our senior medical students learned where they will spend the next three to seven years during their residencies. Congratulations to all of our fourth year students who matched!"

Instagram post by Harvard Medical School • Mar 17, 2017 at 9:14pm UTC

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03/22/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
One week left to register for our livestream seminar about antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Register for the livestream of "Resistance Movement" on March 28

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03/22/2017 at 15:11. Facebook
Move over, cell signaling. Scientists seeking to understand embryonic development need to make room for metabolism, according to a new study.

Unusual metabolic activity illuminates embryonic development, cancer

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03/21/2017 at 15:05. Facebook
The study revealed a previously undescribed neuron type that may underlie some of the genetic risk of human obesity.

Scientists catalogue 50 cell types in brain region related to metabolism

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Unraveling the intersections between childhood traumatization and substance use disorders.

Addiction and the Brain

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Science Sunday: Professor Stirling Churchman studies how the information encoded in DNA is read out by the cell such that genes are turned on at the right time and place.
Watch all of the livestream talks from the Boston Global Surgery Symposium on March 4: [ Hvrd.me Link ]
Research suggests the possibility of developing gene therapy using fat cells to aid in treating metabolic diseases.

MicroRNAs released from fat cells may help regulate other tissues

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Congratulations to all of our students who matched! Today, our medical school seniors learned where they will spend the next three to seven years for their residencies.
The Ebola virus belongs to which viral family?
Yesterday’s annual Soma Weiss Student Research Day saw students showcase their research with oral presentations and poster sessions. The goal of the event is to give the wider HMS community insight into student research efforts and to encourage greater networking and collaboration among students, faculty and staff.
The HMS Photo of the Week: "Tomorrow is Match Day! Our fourth year students are only a day away from finding out where they will go for their residencies."

Instagram post by Harvard Medical School • Mar 16, 2017 at 4:24pm UTC

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For the first time, researchers were able to use patients’ own cells to create cells similar to those in bone marrow and then use them to identify potential treatments for Diamond-Blackfan anemia.

For the first time, iPS cells flag a potential drug for a blood disease

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U.S. News and World Report named Harvard Medical School as the best research medical school in the country.

Best Medical Schools | Top Medical Schools - US News and World Report

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Researchers have uncovered 83 new influential genetic changes tied to height.

GIANT study finds rare, influential genetic changes related to height

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Research by investigators at Harvard Medical School and VA Boston Healthcare System reveals that sleep may be regulated in part by several brain-based immune proteins.

Study points to a universal immune mechanism as a regulator of sleep

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Harvard Medical School will be closed tomorrow, March 14, based on reports of the upcoming severe winter storm. Be safe and enjoy the snow day!

Severe weather updates at Harvard Medical School

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On the road to curing deafness with gene therapy, choosing the right vehicle matters.