The Center for Child & Adolescent Health Research and Policy is committed to improving the lifelong health and wellbeing of children, adolescents, their families, and their communities through research, advocacy and program development.
Innate immunity is the first line host defense against pathogens and also contributes to regulating adaptive immune responses and inflammation. Developmental immunology is one of the major basic science research programs within the MGH Department of Pediatrics.
The Global Network for Women’s and Children’s Health Research is a worldwide collaborative research network committed to expanding scientific knowledge, developing research infrastructure, and improving health outcomes of mothers and their babies.
The mission of the Center for Mental Health and Media is to destigmatize mental illness, comfort and educate families about optimal development, and to change the public's outdated and inaccurate perceptions of the nature, causes and treatment of mental illness.
Our basic research in the field of mucosal immunology currently involves nine primary investigators working on related issues ranging from Salmonella food poisoning to intestinal inflammatory diseases and the associated immune-mediated conditions.
The Pediatric Surgical Research Laboratories focus on areas of Developmental Biology which hold promise for clinical application.
Pediatric Endocrine/Neuroendocrine/Sport Medicine Research at Massachusetts General Hospital involves examining bone metabolism and neuroendocrine alterations in conditions that span the nutritional spectrum including anorexia nervosa, athletic amenorrhea and obesity.
The Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Organ Fabrication is designing and building replacement living tissues and organs to ultimately translate to clinical therapies.
The Traumatic Brain Injury Research Laboratory focuses on secondary mechanisms of acute brain injury including trauma and intracerebral hemorrhage.