Research in Space: The Next Frontier for Brigham Investigators

Brigham researchers are investigating how journeys into space can affect cellular biology, human physiology and responses to medical emergencies. Their work may lead to new insights and discoveries that could help everyone from patients on Earth to Mars-bound space explorers.

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Look Who’s Talking: If You Could Collaborate with Anyone, Who Would It Be and Why?

This month, we ask members of the Brigham community to tell us about potential collaborations—realistic or imagined—that they would ideally pursue.

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What’s New in Research – January 2019

BabySeq Results; Hospitalizations among the Homeless; Imaging an Immune Regulator; Blood Test for Alzheimer's; Parkinson's Disease Drug Target; Opioid Use Among Massachusetts Adolescents


Top-Five Awards to Brigham Researchers Open Up New Opportunities, Directions

Brigham investigators have received research awards for work on new treatments for coronary artery disease, precision medicine, asthma, cancer and more.

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David Walt: Connecting Clinical Problems with Bioengineering Solutions

David R. Walt, PhD, has invented transformative technologies and has founded multiple successful biotechnology companies. Now, he’s working to bring ultrasensitive blood tests to the clinic.


Bringing Compassion, Resiliency and Humanity to Medicine

This month, Crystal J. J. Yeo, MD, PhD, MRCP (U.K.), a Neuromuscular Medicine fellow in the Department of Neurology, discusses her thoughts on healing, compassion and physician wellness.


Brigham Clinical Ethics Case Review

This issue of Brigham Clinical Ethics Case Review highlights a case in which the daughter of a dying patient asked the treatment team to procure his sperm for future reproductive use.


In Case You Missed It–January 2019

Bite-sized news for busy clinicians and researchers

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Comings, Goings & Promotions

Wayne named Interim Director of the Osher Center