Free-form basic research helps to improve our understanding of the basic processes of life, including the activities of cells and proteins and the genetic components of disease.
Our translational research team provides the link between basic science and clinical care, helping to transform scientific discoveries into medical treatments and feeding clinical insights back to the lab for further investigation.
Clinical researchers conduct human trials with consenting subjects to ensure the effectiveness and safety of new medical diagnostics, devices and therapeutics.
Outcomes researchers study the results of medical procedures to determine which ones offer the most benefits for patients and the health care system.
By contributing a blood sample to our bioregistry, patients and their families can help us make new strides in unlocking the mysteries of medicine.
See a list of Massachusetts General Hospital research facilities by department, center and program.
With 6,100 active projects, researchers at Mass General are exploring every aspect of medical science. Here are some key areas of interest.
Search our research database by last name, first name, department, faculty status or by keywords.