Category: Mass General Research

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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Looking Back at Research in the Past

Here are some photos of research at Massachusetts General Hospital during the 1960s and 70 (in case you couldn’t tell by the sideburns and braids).

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Could the Ocean Lead the Way to New Cancer Treatments and Antibiotics?

Aging physicians, secrets to disease treatment from the ocean floor and genetic sequencing of Ebola are just a few topics covered in the latest issue of Mass General’s Proto Magazine: Dispatches From the Frontiers of Medicine, online now. LEARN MORE

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Research Study Seeks to Extend the Time Window for Stroke Intervention

According to Dr. R. Gilberto Gonzalez, MD, PhD, Director of the Neuroradiology division at Massachusetts General Hospital, it’s shaping up to be a big year for research on stroke treatment. Our researchers are currently working on a study to identify patients that will benefit from an interventional procedure to remove the clot that causes the patient’s stroke, even after […]

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Bacterial Communities of the Female Genital Tract May Have an Impact on Inflammation, HIV Risk

A team of researchers from Mass General and the Ragon Institute of Mass General, MIT and Harvard has found that certain bacteria populations found in healthy South Africa women are significantly different from those of healthy women in more developed countries. Moreover, they found that these bacteria are associated with increased inflammation in the genital […]

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A Rich History of Research at Massachusetts General Hospital

Here’s a blast from the past. An undated photo from one of the research labs at Massachusetts General Hospital. Mass General operates the largest hospital-based research program in the United States, and has been leading the way in medical innovation for more than 200 years. Do you have a guess for when this photo was […]

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