Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)
Largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School located in Boston
Massachusetts General Hospital (Mass General or MGH) is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School located in the West End neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. It is the third oldest general hospital in the United States and has a capacity of 999 beds. With Brigham and Women's Hospital, it is one of the two founding members of Mass General Brigham (formerly known as Partners HealthCare), the largest healthcare provider in Massachusetts. Massachusetts General Hospital conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the world, with an annual research budget of more than $1 billion in 2019. It is currently ranked as the #6 best hospital in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.
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Longevity Technology - 24-Aug-2020
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Gene editing lowered blood level cholesterol and triglycerides in monkeys
New York Times - 27-Jun-2020
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Newsweek - 14-May-2020
Study and procedure represent a milestone in personalized medicine for Parkinson'sRead more...
Successful replacement of neurons lost in Parkinson's disease
Medical Xpress - 13-May-2020
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Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 31-Mar-2020
Entire genome now targetable, open to interventions for use in combating diseasesRead more...
Exercise protects against cognitive decline in Alzheimer's
Massachusetts General Hospital - 17-Jul-2019
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Military tests brain implants that change your mood
IB Times - 27-Nov-2017
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IBM and MIT power research into microbiome
Health Data Management - 24-Aug-2017
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Kurzweil Network - 05-Jun-2015
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Two New Teams Join Global Effort to Bioengineer a New Liver
New Organ - 04-Feb-2015
New Organ, a collective initiative for biomedical engineering and regenerative medicine, announce...Read more...