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Postdoc week Vela Parada

Meet a Mass General Postdoc: Xavier Fernando Vela Parada

In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, all this week we’ll be sharing profiles of just a few of our amazing Mass General postdocs to highlight their research and what inspires them.

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Sniffing Out the Root Cause of Malnutrition in Patients with Kidney Disease

n a recent study published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Massachusetts General Hospital researchers share new findings about the link between loss of appetite and loss of smell in these patients.

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Permeable vs impermeable

Studying the Many Impacts of Water Imbalance in the Body

Imagine a river bringing water to a village or town. What if there was a sudden rainstorm or drought? How would that impact the river’s flow, and the people and habitats that depend on this system? Just as an ecosystem relies on a river for life, so does the body rely on proper water transport […]

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