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Best Research Stories of 2019 (Part 1)

2019 has been a record-breaking year for the Mass General Research Institute blog. We received a gold award for best blog from the NESHCo Lamplighter Awards, a gold award for best healthcare content for one of our posts and a distinction for the blog from the eHealthcare Leadership Awards. Thanks to our wonderful audience, we […]

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Study Suggests Diabetes Interventions Reduce Cardiovascular Risk Factors Regardless of Genetic Predisposition to Coronary Artery Disease

Two strategies for reducing cardiovascular risk in diabetes patients appear to work equally well regardless of that patient’s genetic risk for coronary artery disease.

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Mass General Research Wrapped for 2019

To reflect on this past year and celebrate the beginning of a new one, we wanted to share some highlights and milestones with you in our second annual Mass General Research Wrapped.

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Building a Support Network for Women Scientists: A Q&A with the Women in Science Coalition

There is no doubt that women have made significant contributions to science and other fields, but women remain vastly underrepresented and face a number of challenges. That’s why two of women from the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging decided to band together and form a coalition.

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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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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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