Mass General researchers have created a new generation of brain mapping images that promises to open the door to understanding and treating brain disorders.
Mass General’s new TeleHealth initiative reflects a broader effort to provide world-class care in ways that are more convenient and less expensive.
With the help of family and the Mass General Lurie Center for Autism, Colleen McFarland, who has an autism spectrum disorder, is pursuing new possibilities.
Luke (Tug) Bailey can ride a swing or bounce a ball happily for hours. But when his parents or grandparents attempt to pull him into their world, conflict occurs. The 12-year-old has autism. He speaks a few words, but becomes so frustrated when people do […]
In October 2011, Christopher J. McDougle, MD, became director of the Lurie Center for Autism at Massachusetts General Hospital and Mass General Hospital for Children. Dr. McDougle is also the nominated incumbent Nancy Lurie Marks Professor in the Field of […]
YouthCare’s “Give Children a Chance” gala, held April 7, 2011, at the Mandarin Oriental in Boston, brought together more than 500 attendees in support of children, teens and young adults with autism spectrum disorder and related profiles. The YouthCare program […]
Forty years ago, Carol and James Herscot began their relationship with Mass General when they both came to the institution as a young couple to receive care from internist James Dineen, MD. “Dr. Dineen’s kindness, caring and expertise drew us […]
Mass General researchers are contributing to the understanding of the role genes play in psychiatric illnesses including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder.
In May, 2010, YouthCare’s 10th annual “Give Children a Chance” benefit gala was held at the Mandarin Oriental in Boston to support specialized care and services for children and young adults with social-cognitive deficits and autism spectrum disorders. YouthCare provides specially […]
On Aug. 25, Mass General announced plans to open one of the country’s first comprehensive programs in the nation to focus on the healthcare needs of autistic adults to an audience of more than 100 people. The Lurie Family Autism […]