Harvard scientists work to find coronavirus treatment

As the pandemic intensifies, Harvard scientists work to find a treatment.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
March 30, 2020 ~14 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  harvard-medical-school  health-medicine  brigham-and-womens-hospital  harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health  massachusetts-general-hospital  george-church  wyss-institute-for-biologically-inspired-engineering  mark-namchuk  sarah-fortune  christoph-gorgulla  drug-repurposing-hub-of-the-broad-institute-of-mit-and-harvard  francisco-marty  haribabu-arthanari  jonathan-abraham  libby-hohmann  massachusetts-consortium-on-pathogen-readiness  remdesivir

Researchers able to improve, reverse age-related diseases in mice

Wyss Institute, Harvard Medical School study offers hope for single genetic treatment for multiple age-related ills.

Lindsay Brownell • harvard
Nov. 4, 2019 ~6 min

Tags:  science-technology  health  diabetes  obesity  basic-research  george-church  heart-failure  kidney-failure  lindsay-brownell  noah-davidsohn  rejuvenate-bio

Performance-enhancing bacteria found in the human microbiome

A single microbe accumulating in the microbiome of elite athletes can enhance exercise performance in mice, paving the way to highly validated performance-enhancing probiotics.

Benjamin Boettner • harvard
June 24, 2019 ~9 min

Tags:  harvard-medical-school  health-medicine  george-church  wyss-institute-for-biologically-inspired-engineering  propionate  aleksandar-kostic  athletes  boston-marathon  jacob-luber  jonathan-scheiman  joslin-diabetes-center-in-boston  lactate  performance-enhancing-bacteria  probiotics  theodore-chavkin  v-atypica  veillonella

Symposium brings spheres together to lend insights to action for elderly

A half-day conference at Harvard Business School examined the growing promise of research on aging and the potential of now-experimental interventions to one day ease the burdens of infirmity.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Feb. 6, 2019 ~10 min

Tags:  harvard-medical-school  health-medicine  alvin-powell  harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health  aging  caremore-health  george-church  harvard-business-school  national-institute-on-aging  office-of-technology-development  richard-hodes  sachin-jain

Harvard researchers share views on future, ethics of gene editing

Harvard researchers and others share their views on the issues involved in gene editing.

Mary Todd Bergman • harvard
Jan. 9, 2019 ~22 min

Tags:  science-technology  health-medicine  george-church  feng-zhang  gene-editing  george-q-daley  he-jiankui  i-glenn-cohen  kevin-eggan  mary-todd-bergman  richard-hamermesh  robert-truog  sheila-jasanoff

Harvard researchers share views on future, ethics of gene editing

Harvard researchers and others share their views on the issues involved in gene editing.

Mary Todd Bergman • harvard
Jan. 9, 2019 ~22 min

Tags:  science-technology  health-medicine  george-church  feng-zhang  gene-editing  george-q-daley  he-jiankui  i-glenn-cohen  kevin-eggan  mary-todd-bergman  richard-hamermesh  robert-truog  sheila-jasanoff

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