Harvard Medical School
01/23/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Personalized vaccines could use the immune system to target cancers.

Cancer vaccine linked to increased immune response against leukemia cells

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Harvard Medical School
01/23/2017 at 02:13. Facebook
Science Sunday: Professor Connie Cepko loves making discoveries and designing experiments. She studies the eye's early development and is working to slow down and prevent the onset of blindness.
Harvard Medical School
01/21/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
Interested in precision medicine and data science? Apply for our new Master of Biomedical Informatics at HMS.

Apply Now for the Master of Biomedical Informatics

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Harvard Medical School
01/21/2017 at 16:13. Facebook
Medical science can increasingly help people conceive, but what ethical questions are arising from the access and application of such technology?

Amid a growing range of reproductive technologies, ethicists confront questions arising from access

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Harvard Medical School
01/20/2017 at 17:13. Facebook
Prions, clumps of mis-folded protein, have been implicated as the cause of which of the following diseases?
Harvard Medical School
01/20/2017 at 14:53. Facebook
Researchers at Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a customizable soft robot that fits around a heart and helps it beat.

Soft robot helps the heart beat | Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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Harvard Medical School
01/19/2017 at 21:33. Facebook
The HMS Photo of the Week: "Cryo-electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) images like these can reveal new insights into how the molecular machines of a cell operate. Harvard's new Cryo-EM center aims to catalyze biological discovery by bringing together the community of structural biologists in Boston's Longwood Medical Area. ( : HMS' professor Maofu Liao)"

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Harvard Medical School
01/19/2017 at 16:02. Facebook
New information on neural regulation could help researchers find solutions to the ongoing obesity epidemic.

Researchers adjust hunger response via fast-acting neurotransmitter

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Harvard Medical School
01/18/2017 at 16:03. Facebook
“We assumed that any care is good care. But we now know that’s not the case.”

Disaster medicine: shifting care delivery from what’s good for the one to what’s good for the many

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Harvard Medical School
01/17/2017 at 16:11. Facebook
Investigators discovered a key step in meiosis that locks chromosomes together.

Researchers find chemical tag that locks chromosomes together during meiosis

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Harvard Medical School
01/16/2017 at 16:02. Facebook
High school students from Dorchester's Community Academy of Science and Health learn from the HMS MEDscience Program.

MEDscience at Harvard Medical School brings science to life

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Science Sunday: In addition to seeing patients, Professor Michael McWilliams studies the health care that millions of Americans receive. He identifies where the systems have gone awry and devises strategies for making improvements.
“I am honored to be part of a community that’s committed to the common good.” –Jennifer Ryan

HMS staffers honored for exceptional dedication

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Students from HMS traveled to Washington, D.C. to ask Congress not to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Professor Peter Zimetbaum honored for contributions to arrhythmia care.

Title recognizes leadership in arrhythmia care

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The term “in vitro gametogenesis" refers to the process of which of the following? ???? Cast your vote by selecting a reaction emoji!
The HMS Photo of the Week: "Immune cells like these natural killer (NK) cells eliminate infected, foreign, and cancer cells. In a trial led by scientists from HMS and @bidmchealth, a personalized cancer vaccine stimulated powerful immune responses – galvanizing NK cells – and markedly improved outcomes for patients suffering from acute myeloid leukemia. (: National Institute of Allergy and...
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Part 2: Harvard University scientists discuss how zebrafish are used for scientific research that benefits human health.
Part 1: Harvard University scientists discusses how zebrafish are used for scientific research that benefits human health.
A color-coding tool invented by HMS scientists is allowing researchers to better track blood stem cells over time.

Rainbow hues clarify cell lineages, could illuminate cancer, blood disorders

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