HUBweek 2018 reaffirmed Boston’s unique role at the intersection of science, art and technology, and showcased the fourth annual civic collaboration of Harvard, the MGH, MIT and the Boston Globe. A total of 37 MGH clinicians participated in 18 different HUBweek programs throughout the Oct. 8-14 week. The MGH Research Institute mentored young scientists from Boston Public Schools in a science communication competition. The MGH convened an important conversation on student-led efforts to end gun violence. The Clay Center helped parents and teachers talk with kids about online gaming and student activism. The MGH Center for Addiction educated HUBweek audiences on the science of recreational marijuana and on addiction in young adults. And MGH was featured in discussions of clinical and research breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s disease and the microbiome.

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