History of Mass General

Turning Science Into Medicine

Mass General has the largest hospital-based research program in the United States. Explore some of our current research projects and recent milestones in cancer, AIDS, genetics, transplantation, schizophrenia and basic research.

About research at Mass General

Dr. Rick Bringhurst, Vice President of Research at Mass General, talks about the hospital's comprehensive research program.

Jennifer Searl talks about receiving a combined kidney and bone marrow transplant

When Massachusetts General Hospital gave Jennifer Searl the world’s first non-HLA-matched combined kidney and bone marrow transplant in 2002, it was more than just a scientific breakthrough. For Searl, it was the beginning of a new life.