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Women in meditation while practicing yoga.

The Next Frontier of Meditation Science

December 6, 2022 | The director of Mass General and Harvard Medical School’s Meditation Research Program discusses his study of advanced practitioners of meditation.

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Joseph Allen playing guitar with his daughter.

Five Questions with Joseph Allen

August 24, 2022 | Hormone disrupters in the office: Pilot funding advances healthy-building science.

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Swab or saliva test for corona virus.

New Portable Diagnostic Detects SARS-CoV-2 RNA and Antibodies at the Same Time

August 17, 2022 | Novel, multiplexed platform combines CRISPR with electrochemical sensing to track infections’ course via saliva.

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David Cantonwine, PhD, MPH

Five Questions with David Cantonwine

August 2, 2022 | Pilot funding aims to screen pregnant women for environmental toxins.

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Women doctor talking to another woman patient for a clinical trial

More Data Needed

July 7, 2022 | Study shows females underrepresented in key disease clinical trials.

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Anna Young, PhD.

Five Questions with Anna Young

June 22, 2022 | Pilot funding awardee analyzes wristbands to identify hormone-disrupting chemicals in offices.

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Katherine von Stackelberg, ScD, competing in a horseback riding competition.

Five Questions with Katherine von Stackelberg

May 24, 2022 | How do everyday chemicals impair immunity? Pilot funding helps to map the pathway.

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Qi Sun with his daughter.

Five Questions with Qi Sun

May 12, 2022 | ‘Forever chemicals’ and heart disease: Pilot funding awardee tackles PFAS.

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