You are what you eat: Large-scale study finds gut microbes associated with lower risks for diabetes, heart disease, obesity

A recent article in the Harvard Gazette outlines the findings of study co-authored by Professor Curtis Huttenhower examining the relationship between diet, the microbiome, and biomarkers of cardiometabolic health. The success of the Personalised … Continue reading “You are what you eat: Large-scale study finds gut microbes associated with lower risks for diabetes, heart disease, obesity”

Alumna Andrea Foulkes, SCD ’00, Joins MGH & HMS

We are extremely pleased to announce that Department alumna Dr. Andrea Foulkes, ScD ’00, has been named the incoming Director of the Biostatistics Center at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) with a faculty appointment … Continue reading “Alumna Andrea Foulkes, SCD ’00, Joins MGH & HMS”

Drought and the Risk of Hospital Admissions

While the occurrence, severity, and geographic extent of droughts are anticipated to increase under climate change, the health consequences of drought conditions are unknown. Professor Francesca Dominici recently took part … Continue reading “Drought and the Risk of Hospital Admissions”

Catalyst Biostatistics Symposium

The Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Program held another successful annual Symposium on Wednesday, February 10th. More than 120 investigators participated in the event, which focused on statistical issues in the design … Continue reading “Catalyst Biostatistics Symposium”

Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Symposium

Statistical Issues in the Study & Design of Cardiovascular Disease February 10, 2016 11:00am-5pm, Yawkey Conference Center, DFCI RSVP to mplante@hsph.harvard.edu  This half-day symposium, sponsored by the Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Program, … Continue reading “Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Symposium”