MGH Research Scholar Notebook

News and notes about the investigators in the MGH Research Scholars program at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Volume 22

Improving melanoma care through research, breaking the anxiety-avoidance cycle, study shows daily multivitamin use helps preserve brain health, and more.

Volume 21

Making strides towards the treatment of brain tumors; how viruses can help train the immune system to fight cancer; the remarkable tendon-healing power of the zebrafish; using brain imaging research to fight loneliness and lots more.

Volume 20

Dr. Florez named new chair of Medicine; using resiliency training to build mental health skills in youth; a promising new therapy for aging and lots more.‌ ‌ 

Volume 19

The MGH Research Scholars 2023-2028 include investigators in melanoma, coma and consciousness, gene editing and disparities in osteoporosis care. 

Volume 18

A surprising finding about vitamins and longevity, celebrating a pioneering researcher in palliative cancer care, plus lots more.‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  

Volume 17

Introducing the Class of 2022 MGH Research Scholars: world class experts in imaging, tendon repair, cancer detection and infectious diseases‌. ‌ 

Volume 16

A team effort to learn more about long COVID, identifying overdose trends in Boston's homeless population and lots more‌. 

Volume 15

Daphne Holt, MD, PhD, MGH Research Scholar 2018-2023, seeking to identify changes in perceptions of personal space resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Jacob Hooker, PhD, named Scientific Director at the Lurie Center for Autism, and more.

Volume 14

LAB DAY provides a behind-the-scenes look at Mass General Research, Timothy Padera, PhD, Rullo Family MGH Research Scholar 2021-2026, provides insights into how cancer cells that spread to lymph nodes avoid immune disruption, and more.

Volume 13

Daphne Holt, MD, PhD, and Richa Saxena, PhD, share science with the community at the Cambridge Science Festival, meet the MGH Research Scholar class of 2021, and more.

Volume 12

Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, takes post as 19th Director of the CDC, Raymond Chung, MD, will serve as President of the American Association for the study of liver diseases, and more.

Volume 11

Matthias Nahrendorf, MD, PhD, honored with Endowed MGH Research Institute Chair, Yakeel T. Quiroz, PhD, honored for contributions to Alzheimer’s research, plus more.

Volume 10

MGH Research Scholar Katia Georgopolous, PhD is a pioneer in leukemia research, Galit Alter, PhD, co-founds a website dedicated to making COVID-19 science accessible, plus lots more.

Volume 9

Meet the 2020 class of MGH Research Scholars, plus learn how our Scholars mobilized to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Volume 8

How a small fish could make a big difference in cancer research, Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, continues her impassioned advocacy for HIV prevention funding, Natalia Rost, MD, MPH, recieves a record-setting grant to improve cognitive outcomes in stroke patients.

Volume 7

Dr. Breton featured on Mass General's Charged Podcast, the research of Harald Ott, MD, was recently featured on WCVB TV in Boston, Keith Joung, MD, PhD, reports new insights into off target mutations in CRISPR.

Volume 6

Jacob Hooker, PhD, uses PET imaging to identify differences in the brains of individuals with schizophrenia, Richa Saxena, PhD, has a new study with genetic insights into night owls and early risers, Andy Yun, PhD, is using tiny lasers to study individual cells to better understand cancer and our immune system and more.

Volume 5

Advances in cystic fibrosis research from Jay Rajagopal, MD, insights into the genetics of heart disease, the Nahrendorf Lab discovers tiny tunnels in the skull that are used by immune cells to travel to the brain and more.

Volume 4

LAB DAY event provides a behind the scenes look at Mass General research, Dr. Gary Tearney credits the MGH Research Scholars program as key to his success, Dr. Daphne Holt is featured on a podcast about mothers in medicine, plus more.

Volume 3

Gary Tearney, MD, PhD, is named the inaugural incumbent of the Remondi Family Endowed MGH Research Institute Chair, plus events, announcements and much more.

Volume 2

Nicholas Dyson, PhD, is the host of the Advances at Mass General Cancer Center podcast series; Hakho Lee, PhD, was part of a research team that developed a keychain sized food allergy tester; the research of Cammie Lesser, MD, PhD, was featured in a blog post by National Institutes of Health Director Francis H. Collins, plus lots more.

Volume 1

Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, named chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital; Sekar Kathiresan, MD, named a 2017 Distinguished Scientist by the American Heart Association, Filip Swirski, PhD, presents at Harvard Mini Med School, a community outreach program at Harvard Medical School, plus lots more.