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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.
Research at Massachusetts General Hospital
Partnerships between industry and academia play a vital role in the development of new drugs, devices and diagnostics for patients.
Our MGH Research Scholars program provides crucial financial support to investigators who take unconventional paths to scientific discovery.
From developing new apps to tackling the opioid crisis, our teams are finding ways to make healthcare more affordable, improve outcomes and train the next generation.
Research News and Media
News articles, feature stories, videos and other highlights from the vast biomedical research community at Massachusetts General Hospital.
58 Mass General Research Institute Investigators Named World’s Most Influential Researchers
Web of Science Group’s 2020 list of Highly Cited Researchers was released, and we are pleased to announce that 58 investigators from the Mass General Research Institute made the list.
2020 MGRI Image Contest: Meet the Winner and Finalists
From freezing pain to sharing what it means to be a scientist during the COVID-19 pandemic, the finalists of this year’s MGRI image contest showcase the unique nature of research at Mass General and the stories of the scientists who submitted them.
What Do We Know About SARS-CoV-2 Reinfection So Far?
Based on what scientists have learned from other coronaviruses such as the common cold, reports of reinfection of SARS-CoV-2 are not surprising.
Seven Key Questions to Ask if a SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine is Approved
While a vaccine will represent a significant turning point in the fight against COVID-19, there will still be a long way to go.
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.
58 Mass General Investigators Named Highly Cited Researchers of 2020
According to Clarivate Analytics’ Highly Cited Researchers Report
Support Our Research
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.