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Transforming Medicine Through Innovation
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Bench to Bedside Discovery Cycle: Patient and Families
By consenting to have their lab samples used in research and participating in clinical trials, patients actively contribute to the advancement of medicine.
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Research News and Media
News articles, feature stories, videos and other highlights from the vast biomedical research community at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Survival of the Most: Why Multiple Vaccines May Be the Best Way to Stop the COVID-19 Pandemic
The race to develop a vaccine for the SARS-CoV-2 virus is progressing at an unprecedented speed and scale, with approximately 135 vaccines now in development worldwide.
Use of Human Antibodies to Treat COVID-19: Q&A with Michael Dougan, MD, PhD
Mass General is one of the clinical trial sites for use of LY-CoV555, a neutralizing IgG1 human monoclonal antibody, to treat COVID-19. In this Q&A, lead investigator Michael Dougan, MD, PhD, explains what is currently known about this therapy and its potential to treat COVID-19 patients.
55 Mass General Research Institute Investigators Named World’s Most Influential Researchers
Web of Science Group’s 2019 list of Highly Cited Researchers was released, and we are pleased to announce that 55 investigators from the Mass General Research Institute made the list.
Harry Orf, PhD
Research has been part of the hospital’s mission since its founding more than 200 years ago and has led to innovations such as the use of general anesthesia in surgery, a vaccine for tuberculosis and the modern PET scan.
Senior Vice President for Research
Research at Mass General
Every day, our clinicians and scientists chart new terrain in biomedical research to treat and prevent human disease and advance patient care.
Award-winning Medical Care
Mass General is recognized as a leader in patient care, education and research, and ranks among the most prestigious medical institutions.
55 Mass General Investigators Named Highly Cited Researchers of 2019
According to Clarivate Analytics’ Highly Cited Researchers Report
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For more than 200 years, Massachusetts General Hospital’s accomplishments in lifesaving patient care, cutting-edge medical research and superb caregiver education have been nurtured by the legacy of its committed donors. Your tax-deductible gift to the Mass General Research Institute will provide crucial support to our scientists as they continue to work on ways to diagnose, treat and prevent disease.