Our orthopaedic research laboratories have lead to transformational changes in patient treatments. Our faculty and staff are working on innovative research developing new materials, improving surgical techniques and designing medical devices.

Bioengineering Laboratory
Bioengineering Laboratory

The Bioengineering Laboratory continues its tradition of innovation in the area of joint engineering and biomechanics.

Dr. Dinesh Patel Arthroscopy Learning Laboratory
Dr. Dinesh Patel Arthroscopy Learning Laboratory

The Dr. Dinesh Patel Arthroscopy Learning Laboratory is a state-of-the-art learning lab with multiple arthroscopy learning stations.

Hand Surgery Clinical Research
Hand Surgery Clinical Research

One of the most productive clinical research units in hand surgery, we address all aspects of recovery from hand and arm injury and illness.

Harris Orthopaedics Lab (HOL)
Harris Orthopaedics Lab (HOL)

The Harris Orthopaedics Lab comprises preclinical biomechanical research and biomaterials testing along with clinical research involving in vivo follow-up of implant performance.

Harvard Orthopedic Trauma Research Division
Harvard Orthopedic Trauma Research Division

The Harvard Orthopedic Trauma Research Division is an inter-institutional, multi-disciplinary team dedicated to understanding the human biological and clinical processes associated with traumatic orthopedic injuries.

Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Research and Innovation (LMRI)
Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Research and Innovation (LMRI)

The LMRI performs basic and pre-clinical research in bone and vascular tissue engineering, fracture and bone graft healing, implant infection, implant osseointegration, tendon healing and complications related to orthopaedic trauma.

Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering
Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering

The mission of the Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering is to conduct cutting edge research in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine for repairing and regenerating musculoskeletal tissues. Programs have been developed in three primary areas: 1) articular cartilage repair and regeneration; 2) meniscal repair and replacement; and 3) photochemical tissue bonding to promote healing.

Mass General Sports Performance Center
Mass General Sports Performance Center

The Mass General Sports Performance Center integrates state of the art technology with the clinical expertise of Mass General Sports Medicine physicians, certified athletic trainers, biomechanists, therapists, nutritionists and certified strength and conditioning coaches to critically and scientifically analyze athletic activities and develop individualized exercise and fitness programs.

Monoclonal Antibody & Immunotherapy Laboratory
Monoclonal Antibody & Immunotherapy Laboratory

The goal of this laboratory is to investigate the role of immunological events in the pathogenesis of orthopedic malignancies and to develop combinatorial immunotherapeutic strategies for the treatment of orthopedic malignancies with special emphasis on translational research.

Musculoskeletal Genetics and Regenerative Biology Laboratory (MGRBL)
Musculoskeletal Genetics and Regenerative Biology Laboratory (MGRBL)

The MGBRL is committed to expanding our molecular understanding of the formation and regeneration of the musculoskeletal system. We are particularly focused on tendon and ligament biology with the goal of translating our discoveries into clinical therapies.

Online Strategy & Communications
Online Strategy & Communications

The Online Strategy and Communications Group is a multi-disciplinary team working to develop patient education materials.

Sarcoma Molecular Biology Laboratory
Sarcoma Molecular Biology Laboratory

The Sarcoma Molecular Biology Laboratory conducts studies on molecular biology of sarcoma and mechanisms of multidrug resistance

Shoulder Biomotion Laboratory (SBL)
Shoulder Biomotion Laboratory (SBL)

The Shoulder Biomotion Lab conducts studies on shoulder joint biomechanics and upper extremity nerve pathology. Our mission is to bridge basic science research with clinical applications to advance shoulder joint treatments.

Technology Implementation Research Center (TIRC)
Technology Implementation Research Center (TIRC)

The Technology Implementation Research Center conducts translational research relating to orthopedic implants, materials and surgical technologies. Our mission is to dramatically improve the quality of orthopaedic care by leveraging biomechanical and biomaterials research to bring disruptive technology to active clinical use.