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Meet our Fall Communications Intern!

Please join us in welcoming Nishtha Yadav, a graduate student at Emerson College and our communications intern this semester. Be sure to check back here for updates on what she’s working on! Name Nishtha Yadav Where do you attend school and what’s your major, and year? I’m a second year Communication Management graduate student at ...

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Revolutionizing Care at Mass General

Massachusetts General Hospital was established to provide care to Boston’s sick, regardless of socioeconomic status—an innovative idea in 1811. In the words of our founder, Dr. John Warren, “When in distress, every man becomes our neighbor.” We then became the first teaching hospital for Harvard University’s new medical school and have been redefining excellence in health ...

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Mass General Earns High Marks From U.S. News & World Report

Earlier this week US News & World Report announced its Best Hospitals rankings for 2017-18. We are proud to announce that Massachusetts General Hospital has once again been named among America’s Top Hospitals, earning the number four spot on the honor roll of best hospitals. Mass General was also among the top hospitals in the country to ...

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We Want to Hear From You!

What research topics do you want to learn more about? The Massachusetts General Hospital Research Institute wants to hear from you! Take this quick three question survey and tell us the areas of research that interest you most: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FBL6L2N   

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Research Awards and Honors: July 2017

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: Dennis Brown, PhD, Director of the MGH Program in Membrane Biology, assumed the presidency of the American Physiological Society (APS) in ...

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Meet Our Summer Communication Interns!

This summer the Mass General Research Institute is thrilled to continue our summer internship program for the second year in a row. Please join us in welcoming Catherine Iannucci and Shika Lakshman, both undergrads at Emerson College.  Be sure to check back here for weekly updates on what they’re working on! Name: Catherine Iannucci Where ...

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Research Awards and Honors: May 2017

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: Marc Wein, MD, PhD,of the Endocrine Unit, has received a Young Physician-Scientist Award from the American Society for ...

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Research Staff Appreciation Day Celebrates Contributions to MGH Research

Every year, Massachusetts General Hospital celebrates Research Staff Appreciation Day to recognize and thank the research staff members who provide direct scientific support to faculty investigators across the Mass General research enterprise. Research staff members—a community of more than 3,700 people—include technicians, technologists and study coordinators. Despite the dreary weather, hundreds of attendees came out ...

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Examples of Great Science Writing

Three articles from our friends at Nautilus have been selected for inclusion in the The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2017. Nautilus is a science magazine that uses narrative storytelling to bring science into the larger conversations we are having today.  They have been partners in our Communicating Science series, and we share a common goal ...

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Research Awards and Honors: April 2017

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: Joel Habener, MD, MGH endocrinologist, has been awarded the Harrington Prize for Innovation – along with Daniel Drucker, ...