A Mass General research team is investigating if boosting a specific brain activity during sleep can help treat learning and memory deficits in schizophrenia patients.
Massachusetts General Hospital’s talented and dedicated researchers are working to push the boundaries of science and medicine every day. In this series we highlight a few individuals who have recently received awards or honors for their achievements: Ouri Cohen, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, has been honored with […]
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a new technique for imaging the brains of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) that could vastly reduce the cost and time needed for new clinical trials—while also improving the accuracy of test results. Nazem Atassi, MD, the Associate Director of the Neurological Clinical Research Institute (NCRI) at […]
During the month of March, Massachusetts General Hospital is celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting our outstanding women scientists, physicians and staff members. In the coming weeks we’ll be sharing a few of their profiles, and be sure to visit the women’s history month landing page to see the full series. Daphne Holt, MD, PhD […]
In the 12 days leading up to our holiday hiatus, we are looking back on the past year and sharing some highlights in Massachusetts General Hospital research news from each month of 2017. September 2017: Lady Gaga’s Diagnosis Helps Shed Light on a Perplexing Chronic Pain Disorder Despite her celebrity status, Lady Gaga has been […]
In the 12 days leading up to our holiday hiatus, we are looking back on the past year and sharing some highlights in Massachusetts General Hospital research news from each month of 2017. June 2017: More Than Meets the Eye: Researchers Find Eye Contact Causes Stress and Overactivation in the Brains of Autistic Individuals They […]
Study Predicts Alzheimer’s Cases to Double in US by 2060. How Mass General Researchers are Fighting Back.
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released some unsettling new estimates about the number of individuals affected with Alzheimer’s disease this week—and how that number is expected to skyrocket in the near future. The NIH team estimates that there are 6 million Americans who currently have either Alzheimer’s disease or some form of […]
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 […]