Careers of the Future: Promising Professions in Research and Patient Care

BWHers share insights into what fields are growing and the trajectory of careers in biomedicine.

20161110, Thursday, November 10, 2016, Boston, MA, USA, Brigham and Women's Hospital held their second annual Discover Brigham day-long campus-wide research day on Thursday November 9, 2016.

Discover Brigham Sessions: (in order of appearance)
Magnet® Matters: Nursing Research - Bornstein Amphitheatre
Next-Gen Regen: The Future of Regenerative Medicine - Brigham Building for Transformative Medicine
Just Breathe: Advances in Lung Disease Research - Zinner Breakout Room
Great Expectations: New Developments in Prenatal and Fertility Care - Bornstein Amphitheatre
Information Innovation: The Power of Precision Medicine - Bornstein Amphitheatre
This Is How We Do It: Innovation @BWH - Zinner Breakout Room
Stepping Strong: Making Strides in Trauma Care - Brigham Building for Transformative Medicine
Battling Brain Drain: Fighting the Good Fight Against Brain Disease - Brigham Building for Transformative Medicine
In the Crosshairs: Targeting Opioid Addiction - Zinner Breakout Room
Beyond Borders: Advancing Infectious Disease and Global Health - Bornstein Amphitheatre
Awards Ceremony - Bornstein Amphitheatre
Reception - Brigham Building for Transformative Medicine

background – "This year, the BWH community will have a lot to celebrate and talk about at Discover Brigham. The Brigham Research Institute is inviting faculty, staff, patients and the public to its annual celebration of science and medicine on Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Many of this year’s events –  including the award ceremony and reception – will take place in BWH’s brand new building at 60 Fenwood Road. In the spirit of the new building’s mission, the theme for Discover Brigham will be “collaborate, accelerate, translate,” and attendees will be invited to learn all about BWH’s efforts to bring new discoveries from the bench to the bedside faster than ever before.

The day-long celebration will feature a special nursing research forum, lunch for those who register for the day, 100 research

“Lab-in-a-Patient” Microdevices for Next-Generation Precision Medicine

Oliver Jonas, PhD, MA, has developed a tiny device, smaller than a grain of rice, that releases small doses of anti-cancer therapies into tumors.


BWH Bookshelf

BWH Bookshelf recaps "Emergency Radiology COFFEE Case Book: Case-Oriented Fast Focused Effective Education" and "Chordomas: Technologies, Techniques and Treatment Strategies."


BWH and Dana-Farber Launch BWH Multidisciplinary Cancer Research Program

Program will bring together scientific and administrative staff at both hospitals to facilitate cancer research at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC).


Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center Receives Accreditation from the Commission on Cancer

Database will give BWH and Dana-Farber clinicians the ability to look at cancer outcomes at the hospitals and around the country.


Man on a Mission, Cancer Under Stress

Dr. Sandro Santagata explores the ancient cellular survival pathways co-opted by cancer.

Cichowski, PhD  and Thomas DeRaedt, PhD

Promising Genetics-based Tumor Therapy

A research team led by Karen Cichowski, PhD, and Thomas DeRaedt, PhD, BWH Division of Genetics,…


A Melanoma Marker

A study led by Christine G. Lian, MD, BWH Department of Pathology, suggests that the presence of…

Javid Moslehi, MD, is co-director of the Cardio-Oncology Program at BWH and DFCI.

Combining Passions, Advancing Care

The Cardio-Oncology Program, a joint collaboration between BWH and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, focuses on the cardiovascular side effects of cancer therapy while maximizing cardiovascular outcomes for cancer survivors.


Research Round up: Mechanisms of Survival

learned from studying HPV-associated cancers can also be applied to other tumor types

Maureen Fagan, DNP, MHA, executive director of the BWH Center for Patients and Families, leads a lunchtime patient panel that provides valuable insight from the patient point of view.

Lung Cancer Conference Designs Clinical Pathways to Address Health Disparities

More than 60 multidisciplinary stakeholders develop recommendations to streamline the pathways for lung cancer care.

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Virus on the Brain

Research Round-up

BWH surgeons prepare for the first image-guided Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (iVATS) procedure in the AMIGO suite.

A Step Forward in Lung Cancer Treatment

Raphael Bueno, MD performed the first successful iVATS case in the world earlier this year.


Profile® Team Transitions to Next-generation Sequencing and Launches New Investigations

Researchers have transitioned Profile®, one of the nation’s most comprehensive personalized medicine initiatives in cancer.