Thanks to Fred Hapgood and his thorough list of lectures. As always, double check times, locations and access. Noon. "Can Machine-Learning Improve Cardiovascular Risk Prediction using Routine Clinical Data?" Stephen F. Weng. Countway Library 424. Details, Registration. This event will be streamed. 4p. "The Role of Sex and Gender in Metabolic Health and Function."Deborah Clegg. … Continue reading 12/18/2018: Health events in Boston today
Health events in Boston
In Boston, docs to use direct action to #protest the #price of #insulin
11/19 update: Audio from the event. Activist docs argue that people are dying for lack of access to insulin. Tomorrow -- Friday -- the Right Care Alliance will take that complaint to the Sanofi offices in Cambridge. More here from STAT, including a company statement noting that it provides free medications for some low-income, uninsured … Continue reading In Boston, docs to use direct action to #protest the #price of #insulin
#Gawande at Harvard: It’s not about a good #death. It’s about having a good #life along the way. @Ariadnelabs
Surgeon Atul Gawande's sat down with Harvard Divinity School Dean David N. Hempton last week to talk about writing, health care and mortality. He said he is not someone who came naturally to writing. He grew up in a home with academic journals, not novels, as reading material. But a friend asked him to write … Continue reading #Gawande at Harvard: It’s not about a good #death. It’s about having a good #life along the way. @Ariadnelabs
8/6 Science in the News in the summer in a bar in Somerville
From Science by the Pint Monday, August 6th, 6:30-8:00pm at The Burren (247 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144) (directions) Dr. Elma Zaganjor, Ph.D. and Dr. Jessica Spinelli, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Scientists Dr. Marcia Haigis’s Lab, Harvard Medical School Fuel for the Fire: How cancer cells alter their metabolism during tumor development (247 Elm St, Somerville, … Continue reading 8/6 Science in the News in the summer in a bar in Somerville
Can comics help us heal? Graphic medicine exhibit comes to UMass Med in the fall.
This exhibit from the National Library of Medicine, coming to UMass Medical in the fall: Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn! Comics and medicine? LIbrarian Matt Noes explains after a session at Harvard Medical School.@NoetheMatt https://t.co/tAQ8n09Rh7 pic.twitter.com/jdsUQhPJ4Z — Tinker Ready (@tinkerrr) July 24, 2018 A few recommendations from Noes The Bad Doctor Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: … Continue reading Can comics help us heal? Graphic medicine exhibit comes to UMass Med in the fall.
This week: Table talks and midsummer science
It may not be not to late to take in this morning session. If not, they'll do it again next week. The first talk will be Monday, July 16, 2018, at 10 am, at Toscanini’s Ice Cream, 159 First St., Cambri dge, Massachusetts, USA. It will include special guest researcher Gus Rancatore, proprietor of Toscanini’s. Bring friends and … Continue reading This week: Table talks and midsummer science
Registration is open for Midsummer Nights’ Science
Four lectures at the Broad in Cambridge. Air conditioning. Food. Word has gotten out so, you need to register. Who gets PTSD and what helps Karestan Koenen Media reports of traumatic events such as sexual assaults, terrorist attacks, and catastrophic disasters have become commonplace. While many people think of post traumatic stress disorder in relation … Continue reading Registration is open for Midsummer Nights’ Science
As digital health matures, so does the population. Boston meeting looks @dhealth2018 and aging.
The BIO meeting is getting all the attention, but across town, today's dhealth Summit bills itself as a " national forum for health and technology leaders, entrepreneurs, senior care advocates and policymakers to exchange ideas, create new relationships, and foster disruptive technological and process innovations to improve the lives of the nation’s aging population." Watch … Continue reading As digital health matures, so does the population. Boston meeting looks @dhealth2018 and aging.
Reading: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity.
From STAT, adapted from “She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity.” Author Carl Zimmer will be at Harvard Book Store. 7 pm, 5/30 Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave. Details, Abstract. "Thousands of species of microbes can live a single spoonful of soil. Although microbiologists have been naming species of bacteria … Continue reading Reading: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity.
Tuesday 5/8 at the MGH museum: Influenza — Then (1918) and Now (2018)”
The Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Mass General Hospital invites you to attend its next evening lecture. "Influenza -- Then (1918) and Now (2018)" will be presented by Martin S. Hirsch, MD, of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 6 to 8 pm … Continue reading Tuesday 5/8 at the MGH museum: Influenza — Then (1918) and Now (2018)”