The Laboratory of Gastrointestinal Epithelial Biology in the Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery works to unravel the molecular mechanisms that underline the processes of growth and differentiation within intestinal epithelia, focusing on gut mucosal defense and how the host interacts with the intestinal microbiota.
Research & Clinical Trials
Liss Laboratory. Liss Laboratory. Explore This Laboratory • Research Summary • Research Projects • Research Positions • Group Members • Publications Research Summary Pancreatic cancer is a devastating disease—only 6% of patients survive
The main focus of the Thyroid Cancer Research Laboratory, led by Sareh Parangi, MD, is to study certain key genetic and epigenetic changes seen more frequently in those patients who do poorly, and find out how exactly these genetic changes lead to more aggressive cancer behavior in those patients.
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Research at Massachusetts General Hospital integrates the full spectrum of "bench to bedside" discovery. Laboratory scientists work collaboratively with clinicians to make discoveries and turn them into treatments, diagnostics and devices that improve our quality of life.