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MGH Research Scholar Named New Director of the CDC
Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, Steve and Deborah Gorlin MGH Research Scholar, was named director of the CDC by President Joe Biden.
Personalized Diet May Help Chronic Disease
Andrew Chan, MD, MPH, a Stuart and Suzanne Steele MGH Research Scholar, discusses why a personalized diet may have long-term advantages over standard nutritional guidelines.
MGH Research Scholar Aims to Prevent Cleft Lips and Cleft Palate
Eric Liao, MD, PhD, Laurie and Mason Tenaglia MGH Research Scholar 2018-2023, is investigating the genetic underpinnings of cleft lips and palates.
Joung Named Inaugural Recipient of Endowed Chair
Keith Joung, MD, PhD, Desmond and Ann Heathwood MGH Research Scholar 2016-2021, was recognized as the inaugural incumbent of the Robert B. Colvin Endowed Chair in Pathology, the first endowed chair for the department.
How A Small Fish Could Make a Big Difference in the Future of Cancer Research
Researchers in the lab of David Langenau, PhD, MGH Research Scholar 2017-2022, have developed a new zebrafish model for cancer that could help match patients to the right treatments.
Saxena Featured on Mass General's Charged Podcast
Richa Saxena, PhD, Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport MGH Research Scholar 2017-2022, discusses her research into the genetics of sleep and how it connects to disorders such as diabetes.
How Immune Cells in Your Gut Could Affect the Speed of Your Metabolism
A research team led by Filip Swirski, PhD, Patricia and Scott Eston MGH Research Scholar 2016-2021, identifed a way in which immune cells can impact your ability to lose weight.
More News and Notes from the MGH Research Scholars
- Imaging Study Detects Abnormally Low Levels of a Key Protein in Brains of Young Men With Autism Spectrum Disorder
(Featuring Jacob Hooker, PhD, Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport MGH Research Scholar 2016-2021)
- Immune-Cell Biomarker May Provide Earlier Diagnosis for Sepsis Patients
(Featuring Nir Hacohen, PhD, MGH Research Scholar 2012-2016)
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