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Research at Mass General
The Snapshot of Science is a monthly digest of publications, press releases and blog posts featuring researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital.
New research on regulators of tumor growth in pediatric tumors, treatments for mitochondrial disease, the neurocognitive effects of proton radiotherapy and much more.
New research on the benefits and harms of e-cigarettes, identification of a genetic defect that may cause a rare movement disorder, a new MRI method, and much more.
New research on the mechanisms involved in the human immune response, identification of blood markers that indicate a dangerous narrowing of the heart valve, and much more.
New investigations into the communication between bone cells and tumor cells in lung cancer, a computational method for identifying new cancer genes and looking at readmission rates after surgery for peripheral artery disease, among others.
New investigations into the potential benefit of fiber for patients with colorectal cancer, the discovery of a viral response after a heart attack, and and lots more.
New research on novel approaches to targeted cancer treatments, identification of genes that help protect the gut and and lots more.
New studies on detecting cancer genes and mutations, identifying blood and kidney cell types in zebrafish, the neuroimmunology of traumatic brain injury and lots more.
New insights to the effect that allergens have on the nervous system, an optical sensor that could be used to monitor patients on anticoagulant medications, and a non-invasive imaging technique for measuring the stiffness of tumors, plus lots more.
A community resource map to support childhood obesity prevention efforts, a potential new target for inhibiting tuberculosis, and new insights on the ways in which cancer spreads throughout the body, plus lots more.
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