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Mass General is Home to 55 of the World’s Most Influential Researchers

Web of Science Group’s annual list of Highly Cited Researchers was released, and we are pleased to announce that 55 investigators from the Mass General Research Institute made the list.

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Congrats to the 2018 KL2/CMeRIT Awardees from Mass General

A spotlight on the Massachusetts General Hospital researchers who were named 2018 KL2/CMerit Awardees by Harvard Catalyst.

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Mass General Researchers Share Their Science On-screen

From the Wall Street Journal to local TedTalks, Massachusetts General Hospital researchers are finding new outlets for sharing their science with the public. Check out just a few recent videos highlighting investigators from Mass General: Twenty Americans die every day waiting for transplants. Now researcher Harald C. Ott, MD, from the Department of Surgery thinks […]

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Mass General Researcher Receives Fellowship for Developing Color-Changing Bandage

Haley Marks, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Massachusetts General Hospital Wellman Center for Photomedicine, recently received the inaugural SPIE-Franz Hillenkamp Postdoctoral Fellowship in Problem-Driven Biophotonics and Biomedical Optics. We asked her about her research and how this fellowship will benefit her work: What problem(s) are you addressing with your research? My research is […]

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Weekend Links

Inside The Race for a Celiac Disease Treatment –  For a majority of those with celiac disease for whom adhering to a gluten-free diet is not enough, there is good news: the scientific community is aware of this issue and help is coming. The question is how soon. (featuring research by Mass General investigator Alessio Fasano, MD) When Doctors […]

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A Link Between Flu and Heart Attacks? Mass General Cardiologist Weighs In

New research has found yet another reason to avoid catching the flu this season- it could increase your risk of a heart attack if you’re over the age of 35.

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Four Mass General Investigators Recognized with Endowed Chairs

Massachusetts General Hospital recently established four endowed chairs. Meet the investigators whose work and contributions have been recognized through their appointment to these roles and please join us in congratulating them! Marlene Freeman, MD, associate director of the Mass General Ammon-Pinizzotto Center for Women’s Mental Health and the Department of Psychiatry, was appointed the inaugural […]

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Four Massachusetts General Hospital Researchers Receive Prestigious NIH Director’s Awards

Please join us in congratulating the four Mass General investigators who recently received director’s awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)! These awards are given to exceptionally creative scientists who propose innovative approaches with high-impact potential to major challenges in biomedical research. Continue reading to learn more about each researcher and their proposed work as […]

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Study Finds Less than 20% of Americans are Active Consumers of Science News

Here at the Mass General Research Institute, we live and breathe science news every day. We’re eager to find out what’s happening in the research labs, centers and institutes at Massachusetts General Hospital (and with biomedical science in general), and share what we’ve learned on our blog and website. But what about the general public? […]

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Lady Gaga’s Fibromyalgia Diagnosis Helps Shed Light on a Perplexing Chronic Pain Disorder

Lady Gaga recently discussed her struggles with fibromyalgia. Here’s what Mass General researchers are doing to learn more about this disorder.

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