Stories in the 08/01/2014 Issue of Hotline
The energy at Fenway Park on the morning of July 19 was palpable. More than 2,600 people – including 500 active service members of the military – came together for the 5th annual Run to Home Base presented by New Balance.
After suffering with debilitating symptoms for almost two years, 19-year-old Trevor Kenkel of Montana is finally looking forward to a bright future.
The Department of Medicine has created a roadmap that will fuel innovations in treatment, care and prevention for the next decade.
On July 19, a free one-day bereavement program for children, teens and their parents was offered by the Comfort Zone Camp in partnership with the MGH at the Institute for Health Professions.
David Sachs, MD, founder and scientific director of the MGH Transplantation Biology Research Center received the Medawar Prize at the World Transplant Congress in San Francisco on July 29.
Lacy Neff, a radio broadcaster from West Virginia, recently underwent a heart transplant as part of his treatment plan for amyloidosis, a rare disease that occurs when amyloid proteins accumulate in the organs. The MGH is one of only seven hospitals in the United States studying cardiac amyloid transplants – and the only one in the Northeast.
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