Extending the Benefits of Immunotherapy

An urgent question for cancer scientists is why immunotherapy achieves dramatic results in some cases but doesn’t help most patients. A recent article outlines independent discoveries, led by two research … Continue reading “Extending the Benefits of Immunotherapy”

Biomedical Applications of Natural Language Processing

A recent article in the Harvard Medicine Magazine describes the fruitful cross-pollination between computation, human language and biology in the face of a commonly-shared challenge; namely, the need to parse … Continue reading “Biomedical Applications of Natural Language Processing”

Introducing New Doctoral Students

We’re continuing to feature our 1st year doctoral students! We hope everyone is able to get to know this talented and diverse new group of students. Hi! My name is Maya … Continue reading “Introducing New Doctoral Students”

“Into Practice” with Giovanni Parmigiani

Republished from Into Practice, a biweekly communication of Harvard’s Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning, intended to provide timely, evidence-based advice to enhance learning at Harvard. Giovanni Parmigiani, Professor of Biostatistics, selects new … Continue reading ““Into Practice” with Giovanni Parmigiani”

DF/HCC Cancer Data Sciences Lunch Workshop

Speakers:  Wendy Garrett, MD, PhD Professor, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Department of Molecular Metabolism, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School “Pre-clinical … Continue reading “DF/HCC Cancer Data Sciences Lunch Workshop”

Braun & Parmigiani Receive Footbridge Grant

As members of a team composed of investigators from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Research Fellow Danielle Braun and DFCI Biostatistics Chair & Professor Giovanni Parmigiani … Continue reading “Braun & Parmigiani Receive Footbridge Grant”