Category: MGH Research Scholars

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LAB DAY 2019: A Behind the Scenes Look at Mass General Research

The second annual Mass General Research Institute LAB DAY event gave friends and supporters of Mass General research an up-close look at science with the potential to revolutionize medicine.

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How A Small Fish Could Make a Big Difference in the Future of Cancer Research

Mass General researchers have created a new zebrafish model that could vastly improve our ability to model cancer growth and test new treatments.

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Genomics Researchers Elevated by Collaboration

Researchers at the Center for Genomic Medicine (CGM) at Massachusetts General Hospital have become pivotal players in the emergence of precision medicine due to their various roles as local and international leaders in genomics.

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Are You an Early Bird or a Night Owl? Study Finds Early Birds Have Lower Rates of Depression

Some people wake up early like clockwork with a chipper attitude and are eager to start the day. Then there those who have a bit of a slower start, but stay up till the wee hours claiming they’re most productive at night. Sound familiar? It turns out those waking habits may be embedded in our genes, […]

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Researchers Find Immune Cells in the Gut May Affect the Speed of Your Metabolism

Researchers from Mass General recently published a study in Nature that found how certain immune cells in the gut could regulate metabolism and possibly contribute to diseases like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease.

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Mass General Researcher Uses PET Imaging to Shed Light on the Inner Workings of the Brain

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital are using advanced brain imaging techniques to learn more about how brain disorders function at a molecular and genetic level.

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Do Lifestyle Factors Such as Stress Affect the Onset and Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease?

A team of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital are exploring the role of lifestyle factors such as stress in the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

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