Our cardiologists are constantly pursuing new treatments, and patients benefit from this extensive research as physicians are able to quickly bring the latest therapies to the bedside.
The Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) at Massachusetts General Hospital was founded in 1990 to bridge the gap between the science of heart disease and the practice of cardiovascular medicine.
The Echocardiography Core Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital provides expert echocardiography readings for public and privately funded clinical trials.
The Laboratory for Lipid Medicine and Technology is dedicated to generating knowledge on the roles of lipids in human biology and their impact on human health, as well as developing novel medicine and technologies for disease management and health promotion.
Massachusetts General Hospital researchers are spearheading an international effort to study optical coherence tomography (OCT), an imaging technology that could help doctors identify the vulnerable coronary plaques that cause heart attacks or sudden cardiac death.