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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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People at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

Steven Lubitz

Cardiac Electrophysiologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital

Christiane Wrann

Assistant Professor in Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School

Alessio Fasano

Pediatric gastroenterologist, researcher and author.

Harald C. Ott

Associate Professor in Surgery at Harvard/MGH.

Gregory Lewis

Cardiologist and Medical Director, Heart Failure and Transplantation, Massachusetts General Hospital

Randy Young

Writer at MGH News

Shelley Fried

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Steven Russell

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Joseph Vacanti

John Homans Professor of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Todd Herrington

Neurologist, MGH

Jeffrey Schweitzer

Neurosurgeon, MGH

Bob Carter

Chief of Neurosurgery at MGH

Michael Callahan

President of United Therapeutics, Division of Cellular Therapeutics and doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Michael Dougan

Assistant Professor of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Jasmeer Chhatwal

Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School.

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) News

Fitbit clears FDA to identify people with irregular heartbeats

MedCity News - 17-Nov-2021

Detected atrial fibrillation in one-third of adults, but faces issues with implementation


Exercise hormone, irisin, protects brain from cognitive decline in mice

EurekAlert! - 20-Aug-2021

A novel therapeutic agent for treating Alzheimer's & neurodegenerative disorders


Latest technology to cryo-preserve organs for future use

IEEE Spectrum - 21-Apr-2021

Beyond organs, researchers found a way to restore ecosystem and possibly a fauna ark on the moon


A 12 minute cardio could gift you a disease-free life

Harvard Gazette - 16-Nov-2020

Metabolites in various disease pathways can be altered with a short cardio exercise


Elysium Health releases new studies on its Basis NR supplement

Longevity Technology - 24-Aug-2020

Demonstrates safety as a NAD+ precursor dietary supplement, and also within a drug clinical trial


Gene editing lowered blood level cholesterol and triglycerides in monkeys

New York Times - 27-Jun-2020

Could prevent not only the complications but the heart disease per se in the future


Parkinson's patient can swim again after stem cell transplant

Newsweek - 14-May-2020

Study and procedure represent a milestone in personalized medicine for Parkinson's


Successful replacement of neurons lost in Parkinson's disease

Medical Xpress - 13-May-2020

New therapeutic personalized strategy could bring back movement to those suffering


Gut enzyme prevents age-related loss of intestinal barrier integrity (LEAF) - 03-Apr-2020

In animal models, IAP is found to prevent frailty and extend lifespan


CRISPR-Cas9 variants, key to overcoming major limitation in gene editing system (LEAF) - 31-Mar-2020

Entire genome now targetable, open to interventions for use in combating diseases


Exercise protects against cognitive decline in Alzheimer's

Massachusetts General Hospital - 17-Jul-2019

If other vascular risk factors are targeted simultaneously, the outcome is better


Military tests brain implants that change your mood

IB Times - 27-Nov-2017

DARPA is funding research into "mind control" chips. Closed loop brain implants use artificial i...


IBM and MIT power research into microbiome

Health Data Management - 24-Aug-2017

Will study the connection between body bacteria and autoimmune diseases. Using supercomputing po...


Becoming Cyborg: 10 Amazing MedTech Inventions

Labiotech - 15-Dec-2015

Some of the best developments from 2015: Google contact lens with wireless chip and glucose sens...


Building and transplanting a bioengineered forelimb

Kurzweil Network - 05-Jun-2015

Functioning rat forelimb grown using decellularization / recellularization (decel/recel) techniqu...


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...