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5 Things to Know About The Yvonne L. Munn Center for Nursing Research

Nursing research at Mass General is conducted with the support and guidance of the Yvonne L. Munn Center for Nursing Research.

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Thankful for Friends, Family and Science

While many people may be excited about the stuffing and pie, we couldn’t wait to dig up some Thanksgiving-themed science. If you don’t want to get into politics around the table, consider diving into a few of these.

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Postdoc Profile: Hannah Twarkowski, PhD

Hannah Twarkowski, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Amar Sahay, PhD, investigating how neurons can write, update and store memories.

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A Matter of Touch: Researchers Uncover A New Source of Symptoms in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Researchers have identified a new source for the symptoms of touch overreactivity in some individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

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Mass General Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Ataxia Unit and Launching of the Ataxia Center

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Ataxia Unit, and in celebrating Jeremy Schmahmann, MD, is now launching the Ataxia Center, which seeks to provide comprehensive, personalized and patient-centered care for those with ataxia.

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Researcher Studies Grandson’s Rare Genetic Mutation

Mass General’s Marian DiFiglia, PhD, is working to advance research on the rare genetic mutation that affects her grandson.

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Research Roundup: Genetic Protection from Alzheimer’s Disease, Football Players and Heart Health, and More

Recent research news from the Mass General Research Institute, including insights into genetic protection from Alzheimer’s disease, heart health and more.

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Five Things to Do Improve Your Science Presentations

With all of the distractions these days it can be hard to be at attention at all times, especially during a presentation where the material can be dense or completely new to you. But there are things you can do to maximize your appeal and engage your audience.

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DISCOVERY Study Seeks to Learn More About the Causes of Post-Stroke Cognitive Disability

DISCOVERY will become a landmark study to unravel the mechanisms of post-stroke cognitive disability and to identify treatment targets.

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2019 MGRI Image Contest: Meet the Winner and Finalists

The second annual Mass General Research Institute Image Contest produced 46 amazing images from researchers across 15 centers and departments at Mass General. After two weeks of deliberation, the judges have finally selected a winner and eight finalists.

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