Tag Archives: Harvard

Philanthropist Len Blavatnik returns to Harvard Medical School

At Harvard, the foundation also supports the Blavatnik Biomedical Accelerator to identify promising early stage technologies, paving the way toward licensing and commercial development, and the Blavatnik Fellowship in Life Science Entrepreneurship, which offers HBS alumni the opportunity to create new ventures around promising life-science technologies while developing their leadership skills. Blavatnik said his father was a chemistry professor and head… Read More »

Harvard study suggests racial tension may stem from fear of exposure to infectious diseases

Social scientists have long worked to understand the roots of racial prejudice in the U.S., and for years, the story went like this: As different groups are exposed to others, their prejudice against those others increases. Brian O’Shea wasn’t buying it. A postdoctoral fellow working in the lab of Matt Nock, the Edgar Pierce Professor… Read More »

Harvard Medical School Dean George Daley voices concerns about new Trump administration restrictions on use of fetal tissue in research

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new restrictions on government-funded research conducted on fetal tissue. The department said it would end such research conducted at the National Institutes of Health and terminate a $ 2 million contract it had for similar work conducted at the University of California… Read More »