MGH Hotline for Friday, May 25, 2012

  • Mind over matter

    Nearly 15 years after a stroke left her paralyzed and unable to speak, 59-year-old Cathy Hutchinson controlled a robotic arm to lift coffee to her mouth and take a drink by thinking about moving her own arm.
  • Home Base event raises $2M

    Picture-perfect weather greeted 2,000 runners and walkers – including 350 active-duty military – as they crossed home plate at Fenway Park May 20 during the third annual Run-Walk to Home Base.
  • Helping MGHers achieve their career goals

    This month at the MGH, the Human Resources Office of Training and Workforce Development hosted two information-packed events to help employees learn about educational and career opportunities available to them.
  • Global Health awards first research grant

    The MGH Center for Global Health recently awarded its first translational research grant – in the amount of $100,000 – to the team behind CommCare, a phone-based software with multimedia features for patient data collection, individual patient management, treatment decision support and patient education.
  • One MGHer’s trash is another’s treasure

    From clipboards to printer toner, MGHers saved an estimated $16,500 worth of office supplies during the annual Office Supply Swap and Recycle Event May 16 in the Bulfinch Tent.
  • Psychiatry launches Center for Diversity

    Members of the Department of Psychiatry celebrated its newly established Center for Diversity during a May 21 ceremony in the O’Keeffe Auditorium.
  • USNS Comfort reunion

    MGHers who served aboard the USNS Comfort with Project HOPE boarded the Navy hospital ship May 19 for a reunion.
  • 2012 Research Scholars announced

    The second group of MGH Research Scholars – recipients of unrestricted five-year grants to support innovative investigations – was announced at the hospital’s Research Advisory Council (RAC) annual meeting on May 11.
  • In General 05.25.12

    In General awards and honors

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