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Dina R. Zeldin

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One Night at the SEC

I jumped at the idea of spending a night there — partly for the meme, partly for the lure of experiential reporting, and partly to feel more connected to the colossal construction I only ever visit for math class.


Fifteen Questions: Marc Lipsitch on Covid Modeling, Open-Access Science, and Latte Art

"Being very clear about the scientific rationale for advice, what are the limitations of what we know, and what public health authorities are doing to understand the things they need to know to make better advice — all these go a long way."


Michael Irwig

Michael S. Irwig, an endocrinologist and associate professor at Harvard Medical School, serves as the Director of Transgender Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.


Across Boston, Gender-Affirming Care is Just What the Doctor Ordered

For now, gender-affirming health care is a small world. Throughout his career, Harvard Medical School associate professor Michael S. Irwig has pushed for hospital-wide and nationwide initiatives to educate more clinicians on gender-affirming care.


Seeding a Probiotic Revolution

Regardless of how far Seed Health gets in its mission to reimagine human health and environmental systems through probiotics, Gyorgy Baffy is certain that biotech and supplement companies like it have set the course in motion for a field that’s only getting started. Baffy, who finished his medical training in Hungary in 1980, remembers a time before the concept of microbiota entered into clinical and scientific jargon. Now, he says, knowledge of the field is spreading.