Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University and Stanford University are among six institutions sharing a $540 million grant for cancer research from funds established by late real estate magnate Daniel K. Ludwig.
Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver announced last year that Warren Kortz, a general surgeon on the medical staff, was the first in the Rocky Mountain region to use a technique known as robotic surgery to remove gall bladders through one incision in the belly button.
Muriel Siebert, whose success as one of Wall Street’s early, influential female analysts earned her the contacts and nest egg to become the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, has died. She was 84.
Adding a white-blood cell boosting treatment from Sanofi to Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.’s melanoma drug Yervoy helped patients with advanced skin cancer live longer and lessened side effects, a study found.
Scientists from research and health- care groups including Harvard University and the U.S. National Institutes of Health are trying to create a way to standardize and share genetic information before the DNA-scanning field develops into a balkanized mess.
Justin Nunez, a former Columbia University football player in his second year at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., earned the unofficial title of Wall Street’s best athlete by winning a charity decathlon held at his alma mater.