E

BWH Cancer Experts Push Boundaries, Share Optimism at 2016 World Medical Innovation Forum on Cancer

Speakers shared innovations in prevention, detection and treatment of cancer

E

Diagnosing Guillain-Barré Syndrome in Zika-Afflicted Haiti

Aaron Berkowitz, MD, PhD, spotted symptoms of a rare variant of GBS in a patient with confirmed Zika virus infection in Haiti

E

The Future of Research: Improvements Planned for Thorn and 221 Longwood

Improvements to the Thorn research building are currently underway and a full engineering Facility Condition Assessment (FCA) of 221 Longwood has begun

E

BWH Tests New Device that Offers Blood Draws Without Needle Sticks

A new FDA-approved device, currently in clinical testing at BWH, seeks to revolutionize blood draws by providing a pain- and needle-free experience for patients

E

Bridging the Islands of Heart and Lung Medicine

Bradley Wertheim, MD, shares insights gained from working across the boundaries of two academic specialties

E

BWH Experts Forge Connections with Entrepreneurs to Drive Innovation

The Brigham Research Institute has partnered with the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council to facilitate collaborations between clinical and research experts at BWH and local biomedical startups

E

What’s your eCare Adoption Story?

One year after Partners eCare’s launch, BWHers share their eCare experiences

E

What’s New in Research: May 2016

Dual-sided gut pill; Cellular Trojan Horse; Organs-on-chips and free-form blood vessels; Racial disparities mitigated among military patients

E

VIP Syndrome: The Pitfalls of Special Treatment

This issue of the BWH Clinical Ethics Case Review highlights a case in which a nurse director was concerned that the patient’s “VIP” status had led to deviations in usual clinical practices.

E

A Breath of Fresh Air for Asthma Research

Juan Carlos Cardet, MD, is working to better understand asthma and its potential treatments

E

Building on Excellence: Brigham Innovation Hub Will Bring Ideas to the New Building

The Brigham Innovation Hub team is looking forward to innovating in a new, permanent space in the Brigham Building for the Future

E
Transitions

Comings, Goings & Promotions

Adam Landman, MD, MS, MIS, MHS, has been named BWHC chief information officer (CIO), effective May 2