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Your phone knows how you feel

In this week's episode: How Donald Trump's victory will likely affect health care in America, plus how researchers are mining smartphone data to improve health.

Flaminia Catteruccia wins prestigious Faculty Scholar award

Grant recognizes outstanding early-career scientists who are pioneering new approaches to global health problems For immediate release, Thursday, September 22, 2016 Flaminia Catteruccia Boston, MA ─ Infectious disease researcher Flaminia Catteruccia from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public…

Mosquito maven

Infectious disease researcher Flaminia Catteruccia is searching for novel ways to control mosquitoes that rely less on brute force and more on a deep knowledge of the organism’s biology September 23, 2016 – Mosquitoes have threatened human health…

Defending the ‘wonder drugs’

Antibiotics were once lauded for their impressive abilities to fight infection. Now, in an era of rampant antibiotic resistance, Harvard Chan researcher Yonatan Grad is pioneering new ways to track and control the spread of infectious disease —…

Helping a war-torn country rebuild

Student plans on returning home to Syria to practice science, influence health care policy May 10, 2016 -- Lana Awad didn’t know until she was in ninth grade that she was visually impaired because of a genetic disorder. She…

Author explores the intersection of science and race

April 28, 2016 — Advances in DNA sequencing and genetic ancestry testing have led many African Americans to rush for more answers about their heritage that may not be answered by science, Alondra Nelson, Dean of Social Science…

Experts focus on translational science at global health event

December 16, 2015 – More than 40 national and international health leaders gathered December 10-11, 2015, at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health for a Stakeholder’s Advisory Board (SAB) conference supporting Donna Spiegelman’s National Institutes of Health…

Toenail, hair samples hold clues to diseases

Toenail clippings from over 100,000 people are among the 3.5 million samples of blood, plasma, urine, hair, and other specimens donated by participants in the nearly 40-year-old Nurses’ Health Study and several other large cohort studies that continue…