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Ever Wonder Why Doctors Wear White Coats?

Hint: it has something to do with science, individual character and perceptions of  authority. Find out more about the symbolism behind the white coat—and how this coat could be evolving in the near future—in this essay by researcher Nancy Etcoff, PhD, director of the Program of Aesthetics and Well-Being in the Mass General Department of Psychiatry. […]

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Work in Research at Mass General

Did you know that Mass General is home to the largest hospital-based research program in the United States? Each week, the Mass General Research Institute generates a PDF file with active links to the latest job openings in research. This week’s list has more than 160 positions, from full to part time, from clinical research coordinators to research administrators. […]

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Mass General Museum Director Takes Medical Museums Association Post

Sarah Alger, director of the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital, has been named vice president of the Medical Museums Association. The association promotes collaboration among individuals, institutions, and organizations involved in collecting, preserving and interpreting artifacts relating to the history of medicine and the health sciences. The Russell Museum, by the […]

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Celebrating the Work of Mass General Research Fellows

Smiling and admiring the award in his hand, Giovanni Piantoni, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Sydney Cash Cortical Physiology Laboratory at Mass General Hospital, was surprised to see his name already engraved on the Hassan Poster of Prestige Award. “How cool!” he said, before quickly praising his team and thanking the patients that made the research award […]

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Work in research at Massachusetts General Hospital

Did you know that Mass General is home to the largest hospital-based research program in the United States? Each week, the Mass General Research Institute generates a PDF file with active links to the latest job openings in research. This week’s list has more than 170 positions, from full to part time, from clinical research […]

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Work in Research at Massachusetts General Hospital

Did you know that each week, the Mass General Research Institute posts a downloadable, hyperlinked PDF listing of all open research jobs? Our latest list, updated this morning, includes more than 180 open positions. View all research job openings

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Translational Research Leader Sees Huge Potential

“We need to create a front door where industry, outside investigators and other potential partners can come in to us and say, ‘We are working on this disease. We need help. We need advice. Who in the MGH community are the right people to talk to?’” Translational Research Leader Sees Huge Potential – Massachusetts General […]

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Tanzi Named to Time’s Top 100 Most Influential People

Massachusetts General Hospital’s Dr. Rudolph Tanzi was recognized on TIME Magazine’s list of 100 Most Influential People for his pioneering work in Alzheimer’s research. In writing about him, Maria Shriver noted that Dr. Tanzi is “one of the few scientists who has committed his career to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s, and last year he […]

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The Mass General Research Institute was founded to promote, support and guide the diverse research enterprise at Massachusetts General Hospital. Learn more

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