Motivated by the challenges she faced in establishing her career as a female mechanical engineer in the 1950s and 1960s, Brit d’Arbeloff continues to be a positive force for gender equality in the sciences.
Mass General researchers have created a computer-aided system named BrainPrint that tracks shape changes in the brain years before disease symptoms appear.
In a study, Mass General researchers found that acupuncture treatments reduce pain for patients with carpal tunnel syndrome.
Mass General is a leader in the field of digital pathology, which increases the accuracy of diagnoses from biopsies and expands what they can tell us about patient health.
Harry W. Orf, PhD, Mass General’s senior vice president for research, says the Trump Administration’s proposed cuts to medical research funding are cause for deep concern and will impact patients.
An MGH-MIT collaborative project to better diagnose deadly sepsis is one of the successes of a strategic partnership between the two institutions.
Mass General obesity medicine expert, Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD, says that old, one-size-fits-all ideas about obesity are giving way to a new understanding that points towards more individualized treatment.
A Mass General researcher is working to learn more about the traumatic brain injuries suffered by women in abusive relationships.
Computational biologists at Mass General are mining information from the genes and medical records of cancer patients to find clues to save more lives.
Mass General researchers say those who have a genetic disposition for storing fat deposits primarily at their waistline are at a higher risk of developing diabetes and coronary heart disease.