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In this issue: "Smoke KNOT Here," "MGH Midwives in Haiti," "VIC: Accelerating results from bench to bedside," and more.

Stories in the 09/17/2010 Issue of Hotline

"Smoke KNOT Here"

MGH Hotline 09.17.10

MGH and Partners go to bat at Field of Dreams

MGH Hotline 9.17.10 Fenway Park was filled with professional talent Aug. 31 – but more of the clinical and administrative than the professionally athletic variety.

MGH joins study of new heart-assist device

MGH Hotline 9.17.10 The MGH recently became the fifth site nationwide to participate in the study of an innovative rotary blood pump for late-stage heart failure patients.

MGH midwives in Haiti

MGH Hotline 9.17.10 Even before the Jan. 12 earthquake, which further compromised the health of pregnant Haitian women and their children, the country already had the highest maternal mortality rate in the Western Hemisphere.

MGHfC receives gift to support cancer research and care

MGH Hotline 9.17.10 September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

VIC: Accelerating results from bench to bedside

MGH Hotline 9.17.10 Working to accelerate the development of novel preventive and curative vaccines and immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases, the MGH Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center (VIC) brings together a diverse network of medical and business professionals who understand the path from research to medical use.

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