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 […]
From scientists and physicians to senior leadership, members of research community at Massachusetts General Hospital are expressing deep concerns about President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for Fiscal 2018, which calls for a $5.6 billion cut in funding for medical research via the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Harry W. Orf, PhD, Mass General’s senior vice […]
If you are wondering about your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, the answer may be found right under your nose. A Mass General research team has developed a series of four tests designed to measure early indications of Alzheimer’s disease based on an individual’s ability to recognize, remember and distinguish among odors. The 30-minute scent […]
As communications interns, Alyssa and Milo spent most of their time at the Massachusetts General Hospital Research Institute creating social media posts and writing articles on the research being conducted throughout the hospital.
By Milo Goodman Research Institute Communications Intern The Botswana Oncology Global Outreach (BOTSOGO) is a collaborative program between the Botswana-Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership (BHP) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) that works to increase education about, access to, and quality of cancer care in Botswana. The program, which was established in 2011, was co-founded and is co-directed by Dr. Jason Efstathiou of […]