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Research Roundup for March: New Insights into Sepsis and Autism Spectrum Disorder

A summary of recent research insights into sepsis and autism spectrum disorder from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Research Team Develops Diagnostic Tool for Sepsis

Jouha Min, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Systems Biology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Her poster, Point-of-Care Sepsis Diagnostics, was among the winners at this year’s Mass General Scientific Advisory Committee poster session. Min, along with her Mass General colleagues Ben Coble, Jongmin Park, Hyungsoon Im, Cesar M. Castro, Filip K. Swirski, Hakho […]

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Early Warning System May Save Lives from Sepsis

Massachusetts General Hospital clinicians and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology biomedical engineering team are developing a computer-based early warning system to alert clinicians when a patient might have a deadly condition called sepsis. This MGH-MIT collaborative project has helped shorten by half the time it takes clinicians to start patients with sepsis on lifesaving antibiotics. […]

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Cell Race Organizers Hope to Accelerate Sepsis Research

Sepsis is a deadly condition that impacts more than a million Americans each year. And yet we still don’t know  that much about what causes it or how to prevent it. One Massachusetts General Hospital researcher believes that the answer can be found in the movement of white blood cells in the body, and he’s developed a unique way […]

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Mass General Researchers Unwrap Their Scientific Challenges Over Lunch

(Editor’s Note: The Massachusetts General Hospital Research Institute has two communications interns from Emerson College this summer. This post is from our intern Alyssa.) I’ve been alternating my time at the Mass General Research Institute between creating social media friendly content, generating story outlines, and delving into unfamiliar clinical research. But one of my favorite experiences was […]

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Wakefield Researcher ‘Seals’ the deal in Antarctica

Massachusetts General Hospital researcher Emmanual Buys, PhD, is part of a collaborative research team that has been working in Antarctica to study the Weddell seal, a mammal that can remain under water for longer than 70 minutes at a depth of 500 meters. Buys and his team are taking tissue samples from seals to learn […]

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