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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.

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Discover Brigham Celebrates Collaboration, Acceleration and Translation

Clinical & Research News brings you detailed coverage of BWH’s landmark event to educate, inspire and share advancements in science and medicine with the community.

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Three Pioneering Projects Receive Innovation Discovery Grants

BWHers tackling food allergies, kidney disease and cancer will receive $100,000 grants from Partners HealthCare for their innovative research to transform patient care.

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The Next Generation: On the Lookout for Threats to Global Health

Vin Gupta, MD, MSc, a reservist in the U.S. Air Force’s Critical Care Air Transport Team and a third-year fellow in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at BWH, shares observations and insights into threats to global health security.

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Advances in Infectious and Immunologic Disease Investigations

Investigators in the Brigham Research Institute’s Infectious and Immunologic Disease Research Center are using advanced technologies to better understand how infectious diseases unfold, how traumatic injury may impact the immune system and how to improve cancer treatment.

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What Are You Thankful for This Year?

BWHers share what they are most thankful for.

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Responding to Medical Emergencies in Space

Steven Yule, PhD, is the principal investigator for a team of researchers who were recently awarded a $400,000 one-year grant from NASA’s National Space Biomedical Research Institute.

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BWH Bookshelf

"Teaching Rounds: A Visual Aid to Teaching Internal Medicine Pearls on the Wards" is a unique guide designed to facilitate teaching of internal medicine students, interns and residents in clinical settings.

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BWH Clinical Ethics Case Review

This issue of the BWH Clinical Ethics Case Review highlights a case in which an elderly patient lacked decisional capacity and had no one to speak for her.

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Comings, Goings & Promotions

Kathryn Britton, MD, MPH, and Charles Morris, MD, MPH, have been appointed to the new position of associate chief medical officer (ACMO), effective Oct. 1. Dave Corbin, CPP, CHPA, has been appointed as the new director of Security at BWH, succeeding Bob “Chico” Chicarello, who retired at the end of November.