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Varesh Prasad, an MIT graduate student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program, is creating a multidisciplinary future in health care.   “Dammit, Jim, I’m a doctor, not a physicist!” The cry by Leonard “Bones” McCoy of the original “Star Trek” television series became code for “that’s not in…

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Three HST MD Students Win Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, the premier graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants, has announced their 2016 recipients. The thirty awardees include three Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) students, selected for their potential to make significant contributions to US society, culture, or…

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Taking on melanoma, one cell at a time

In step toward personalized medicine, researchers are using single-cell analysis to unravel cancer’s secrets. The following is adapted from a Q&A published today by the Broad Institute. Single-cell analysis is a groundbreaking approach now being used across biological fields to explore a common problem: how to study cellular diversity in cell environments…

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