In this week's edition: "In the wake of tragedy," "PIE awards honor extraordinary MGHers," "Three MGH teams honored for clinical research achievements," and more.

Stories in the 04/26/2013 Issue of Hotline

2013 Boston Marathon teams

Photo montage of members of the 2013 Boston Marathon teams

In the wake of tragedy

Partners HealthCare has announced it is committing $1 million to the newly created One Fund Boston to help the families who lost loved ones and the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy. This donation is made in honor and recognition of the employees of the Partners HealthCare system who live and work in this community and dedicate themselves every day to our mission, enabling its hospitals to deliver some of the best patient care in the world.

Investigators develop implantable, bioengineered rat kidney

Bioengineered rat kidneys developed by MGH investigators successfully produced urine both in a laboratory apparatus and after being transplanted into living animals.

Partners announces grants for community health centers

Partners HealthCare has teamed with the Neighborhood Health Plan and the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers to provide grants to community health centers across the state through the new “Partnership for Community Health” initiative, which aims to help the centers transform the way care is delivered and adapted to state and national reforms.

PIE awards honor extraordinary MGHers

Despite a difficult and emotional week following the Boston Marathon attacks, MGHers were resolute in their decision to come together April 22 to celebrate the annual Partners in Excellence (PIE) awards, which honor the extraordinary efforts that MGH employees make here each and every day.

Three MGH teams honored for clinical research achievements

Three projects led by MGH investigators were named among the Clinical Research Forum’s Top 10 Clinical Research Achievements of 2012 at the organization’s annual meeting on April 18.


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