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Health Disparities

Open Innovation Contestants Build AI-Based Cancer Tool

April 18, 2019 | Radiation oncologists are few in number, especially if you are nowhere near a cancer facility. Could artificial intelligence be used to deliver an oncologist's skills for radiation therapy? Karim R. Lakhani discusses a unique open innovation experiment. Eva Guinan, MD, faculty lead for Harvard Catalyst's Translational Innovator program, is the senior author on related paper.

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A Tool to Combat Bullying

January 10, 2019 | Harvard project addresses challenges faced by LGBTQ youth

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Under the Skin

October 18, 2017 | At the Harvard Catalyst Health Disparities Research Program symposium “How Disadvantage Gets ‘Under the Skin’” participants from varying disciplines considered how recent advances in epigenomics might provide methods and insights that can reduce health disparities.

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Understanding LGBTQ Health

June 27, 2017 | Awardees of a pilot funding opportunity on LGBTQ health disparities from the Harvard Catalyst Health Disparities Research Program seek to reduce health disparities among people who are sexual and/or gender minorities by utilizing Community Engagement Studios.

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Countering LGBTQ Bullying

June 17, 2016 | Hope for decreasing bullying among society's most stigmatized youth.

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Spirituality and Healing

January 14, 2015 | Harvard Catalyst symposium explores how spirituality and religion may both help and hinder health.

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Weathering the Storm

December 6, 2013 | Our genes may help determine how we respond to disaster.

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Examining the Impact of Stress

November 18, 2013 | Symposium explores transdisciplinary studies on stress and its role in health disparities.

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