Scott J. Hultgren, PhD, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, a part of the National Academy of Sciences

Microbiologist Scott J. Hultgren, PhD, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, a part of the National Academy of Sciences. Membership in the organization is one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine in the United States.
Brosi Lab

The Brosi Lab has a new website!

Bee declines are of enormous societal relevance given the central role of bees as pollinators in both natural ecosystems as well as the human agricultural enterprise.  The Brosi Lab tries to understand the causes and implications of bee declines, for both native bees as well as managed honey bees.
Clemens Scherzer, MD

New Tool May Help Researchers Predict Cognitive Decline with Parkinson’s Disease

A new tool from researchers at Harvard Medical School may allow investigators to predict cognitive decline in people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), which could help design clinical trials and test new therapies. The tool uses an algorithm combining varied personal details — age at onset, baseline score on the Mini Mental State Examination, years of education, motor exam score, sex, depression, and GBA mutation status.
Ferriera
Kumar Robotics

GRASP Team Wins at International Robotics Competition

Giuseppe Loianno, Dinesh Thakur, and Justin Thomas competed at the Mohammed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge, March 16-18, 2017 on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Along with their teammates from Czech Technical University in Prague and the University of Lincoln, they won 1st Place in Challenge 3, 2nd Place in Challenge 1, and 3rd Place in the Grand Challenge.
University Miami Memory

U. of Miami School of Medicine Launches Clinical Trial for Alzheimer's Treatment

Neurologists at The University of Miami are launching a clinical trial for a revolutionary Alzheimer's treatment, which will be the first in the U.S that utilizes mesenchymal stem cells.
Doyle group, Harvard

SEAS Dean honored for leadership in the field of biomedical control

Francis J. Doyle III, Dean of the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).