For more than 20 years, Susan Slaugenhaupt, PhD, has been researching a rare disease called Familial Dysautonomia and is closer than ever to finding a cure.
A groundbreaking new neurology clinical trials network connects researchers from across the globe in order to speed discovery of new drugs.
Karima’s work to improve targeted cancer therapies at Mass General became more personal after her husband was diagnosed with advanced gastric cancer.
Doctors told Stephen Baseman there was nothing they could do about the massive tumor on his liver. Then he met surgeon David Berger, MD, of Mass General.
Every 15 seconds, a child dies from malaria. This disease has been eradicated in the United States, but it remains a serious global health problem. Massachusetts General Hospital is leading the way in malaria research with a groundbreaking study that aims to find a cure.
Cassandra Kelleher, MD, has received support from the MGH Fund for research to benefit premature newborns who suffer from respiratory distress syndrome (RDS). Premature babies who have difficulty breathing must rely on ventilators for several weeks, even months, after they are born. Dr. Kelleher’s research may soon help premature babies breathe easier, and allow parents to sigh with relief.
After a devastating accident, 27-year-old Matt Bachand suffered an open skull fracture, resulting in a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). A year later, he is focused on helping other patients and participating in a new Massachusetts General Hospital research study investigating TBI recovery.
Greg Ginsburg, MD, is an anesthesiologist in the Mass General Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine. He is passionate about his work and proud to be a member of the Mass General community. He donates to the MGH Fund each year.
Massachusetts General Hospital has a long history of medical discovery and innovation over the past two centuries.
Dear Reader: I hope you enjoy the Summer 2013 issue of the MGH Fund Update. This newsletter is available online and in print, and its purpose is to express our sincere gratitude to our donors. Donors to the MGH Fund are […]