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Research at Mass General
Translational research efforts at Massachusetts General Hospital are designed to bridge the research lab with the clinic by identifying promising new scientific discoveries and moving them into patient care.
Massachusetts General Hospital provides a uniquely productive setting for translational research by pairing a vast fundamental research enterprise with one of the top clinical programs in the country. This provides excellent opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration.
The translation of scientific discoveries to clinical practice is rapidly rising on the list of research priorities, as stakeholders adjust to changing realities regarding:
Massachusetts General Hospital is ideally positioned to contribute to and benefit from this burgeoning emphasis on translational research. Its mission—to excel in clinical medicine and scientific research, and to lead in training for both—contains the essential ingredients for successful translational research initiatives that will improve patient care.
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