What’s New in Research April 2017
Studies on Alzheimer disease, eQTLs, T cells, babesiosis, premature aging and embryonic development
BWH Clinical Ethics Case Review
While BWH Clinical Ethics Case Review reviews a case each month, this edition is devoted to coverage of the Wiese Lecture.
Approaching Truth: Clinical Trials Test What We Think We Know
Clinical trials measure how living, human bodies – particularly sick and injured ones – respond to interventions. BWH has 1,500 PIs leading research teams and trials in virtually every area of medicine.
Children at Risk: A Health Economist Measures the Prevalence and Economic Impact of Poverty or Stunting
For Chunling Lu, PhD, joining the Lancet Series on Early Child Development was a natural extension to her previous research activities, and she tells CRN that it has been one of the most inspiring experiences in her research career.
The Next Generation: Getting Real About Health Care Costs
Health care costs are in the national news. Ravi Parikh, MD, shares what he’s seen happening at a much more local level, as patients struggle when prescribed high-cost medications and as his mentors at BWH strive to keep costs and spending low.
What’s in Store for the 2017 World Medical Innovation Forum?
At the World Medical Innovation Forum on May 1, early career faculty will deliver rapid-fire presentations highlighting compelling new discoveries and insights that will be the cardiovascular care innovations of the future.
Meet your 2017 Distinguished Clinicians
The 35 physicians selected were recognized for their exceptional clinical contributions.
Comings, Goings and Promotions
Kevin T. Hart, MBA; Dipanjan Chowdhury, PhD
As Seen in CRN
Bite-sized news for busy clinicians and researchers. This new section of BWH Clinical & Research News will offer brief updates and news relevant to researchers and clinicians in our community.
From Inspiration to Reality: How a Smartphone Test for Male Infertility Took Shape
Investigators have developed a male infertility test that users can perform with a smartphone. Find out how the Brigham Innovation Hub (iHub) in collaboration with Partners Innovation and clinical and entrepreneurial experts helped kindle a spark of innovation into a flame.
Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Cases (Cases in Radiology) 1st Edition; Playing the Ponies and Other Medical Mysteries Solved