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At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, physician Scott Weiner has worked to improve emergency-room guidelines for issuing opioid prescriptions.
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Research

Medicine’s response to America’s largest public-health crisis

2.11.19

Wanted: Big ideas from the humanities

March-April 2019

Illustration by Rocco Baviera

Advances in editing DNA propel consideration of the technology’s use in humans.

March-April 2019

Semma Therapeutics CEO Bastiano Sanna with Xander University Professor Douglas Melton, scientific founder of the startup. The company is working to commercialize a diabetes therapy.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Robust licensing revenue and corporate alliances boost translational research.

March-April 2019

Amy Wagers

Photograph by Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The skydiving Forst Family professor studies the pathophysiology of aging.

March-April 2019

At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, physician Scott Weiner has worked to improve emergency-room guidelines for issuing opioid prescriptions.
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Medicine’s response to America’s largest public-health crisis

March-April 2019

A former pain patient warns against overcorrection in the rush to reduce opioid prescriptions.

March-April 2019

Enjoy an early spring stroll at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary.

Photograph courtesy of Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Exploring nature through Mass Audubon

March-April 2019

Nicole Nelson
Photograph by Tony Rinaldo

Uncertainty and humanity could be key to addressing the reproducibility crisis.

2.7.19