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General and Gastrointestinal Surgery Research & Clinical Trials

Explore current research projects within the Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Research Labs

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  • Laboratory of Gastrointestinal Epithelial Biology

    Laboratory of Gastrointestinal Epithelial Biology

    The Laboratory of Gastrointestinal Epithelial Biology works to unravel the molecular mechanisms that underlie the processes of growth and differentiation within intestinal epithelia, focusing on gut mucosal defense and how the host interacts with the intestinal microbiota.

  • Liss Laboratory

    Andrew Liss Laboratory

    The Liss Laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital is interested in understanding the molecular mechanisms that contribute to pancreatic cancer.

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  • Pancreatic Biology Research Laboratory

    The focus of the basic and translational laboratory efforts is the molecular mechanisms underlying the initiation, progression, and maintenance of pancreatic disease and cancer, specifically the contribution of developmental genes.

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  • Thyroid Cancer Research Lab

    Image using PET/CT technique showing thyroid cancer

    The main focus of the Mass General Thyroid Cancer Research Laboratory, led by Sareh Parangi, MD, is to study certain key genetic and epigenetic changes seen more frequently in those patients who do poorly, and find out how exactly these genetic changes lead to more aggressive cancer behavior in those patients.

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