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.
As part of the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program, the NIH New Innovator Award supports exceptionally creative early career investigators who propose innovative, high-impact projects in the biomedical, behavioral or social sciences within the NIH mission. This year, three Mass General investigators were named NIH New Innovators.
This work was showcased earlier Mass General’s vast clinical research program was showcased recently during the 17th Annual Clinical Research Day.
The Center for Systems Biology focuses on analyzing how the human body’s biological and physiological functions work together to impact health and disease. Here are five things to know.
The Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard have used flexible funding and a collaborative approach to identify a key weakness in the HIV virus.
Alzheimer’s Disease Expert Says Future Treatment Success Will Require a Shift in Strategy and Timing
Rudy Tanzi, PhD,future success in treating Alzheimer’s disease will come from earlier diagnosis and treatment guided by an individual’s family history and genetic risk factors.
Researchers Develop “Supercool” Organ Preservation Technique to Give Clinicians and Recipients More Time for Transplants
For the first time, researchers successfully “supercooled” a human liver and returned it back to normal body temperatures without any ice injury. Using this supercooling preservation method, the research team, led by Reinier de Vries, MD, were able to triple the shelf-life of human livers from about nine hours to 27 hours.
Bone health specialists typically spend their time trying to figure how to slow or stop the bone loss that leads to osteoporosis. What if they could find a new way to stimulate the growth of new bone tissue instead?