Shahin Lockman, MD, MSc, has been at the forefront of HIV research in Botswana for more than 20 years, advocating for women and children, helping to train a new generation of African scientists and to lay groundwork that has led to breakthroughs in SARS-CoV-2 research, including the sequencing of the new Omicron variant.
Nomi Levy-Carrick, MD, MPhil, reflects on the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and ensuing environmental disaster, and supporting resilience through trauma-informed inquiry
Glenn Miller, PhD, and Erin McKenna, MBA, discuss Ignite, the Brigham’s newly launched early-stage innovation acceleration program
Beryl Benacerraf, MD, recently named a “giant in obstetrics and gynecology,” shares insights on her early career experiences, advice for early-career physician-scientists and thoughts on what’s next for the field
Michelle O’Donoghue, MD, MPH, has devoted her career to examining and re-examining best practices for cardiology care
Bruce Levy, MD, medical director of the Lung Center housing the new COVID Recovery Center, shared insights on the post-acute sequelae of COVID-19.
Ingrid Katz, MD, MHS, discusses the origins and impact of high-resource countries acquiring the overwhelming proportion of available vaccines to protect their own populations
Serhan, the director of the Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury, discusses his perspective on promoting greater precision in nutrition
With interactive, public online tools, Weintraub and colleagues at Ariadne Labs hope to inform equitable, evidence-based vaccine allocation plans nationwide
As industry leaders confront COVID-19 challenges, Ed Nardell, MD, and other researchers studying airborne diseases such as tuberculosis may offer solutions.
Tomás Maira-Litrán, PharmD, PhD, sat down with CRN to talk about the development of mRNA vaccines, their role in preventing COVID-19 and their promise for the future
Gezzer Ortega, MD, MPH, of the Center for Surgery and Public Health, focuses on developing and implementing solutions to address surgical inequities
Martha Shenton, PhD, discusses her decades-long involvement with neuropsychiatric research, developments in the field and a major collaborative research project
Lindsey Baden, MD, an infectious diseases specialist at the Brigham and an expert in vaccine development for viral diseases, answers questions from clinicians
Bisola Ojikutu, MD, has dedicated her career to studying and rectifying inequities in infectious disease health care access
Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc, executive director of the Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology, discusses the center’s mission, COVID-19 sex differences and the importance of studying the health of women
When the COVID-19 pandemic temporarily shut down her lab research on tuberculosis, Sara Suliman, PhD, MPH, brought her attention and expertise to bear on COVID-19 diagnostics
Joshua Korzenik, MD, the director of the Crohn’s and Colitis Center and the Resnek Family Center for Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Research, is driven by scientific questions and a commitment to patient-centered care
Jessica Lehoczky, PhD, of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and her lab are beginning to identify some of the critical pieces of the tissue regeneration puzzle with the ultimate goal of inducing limb regeneration
Physician-scientist Clemens Scherzer, MD, aspires to bring precision medicine to the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and to drive discovery through open sources such as the Harvard Biomarkers Study Biobank
The director of the Office of Mediation, Coaching, Ombuds and Support Services gives an overview of the offerings now available to Brigham faculty, staff and trainees to build and sustain trusting and respectful relationships
Cheryl Clark, MD, works to address the ways social determinants of health influence equity and the risks and resiliency factors that contribute to disparities in cardiometabolic diseases and cancer
Richard Sherwood, PhD, and his lab are working to refine, improve and use CRISPR-Cas9 technology for new research endeavors
The discoveries that Noel R. Rose, MD, PhD, made in the 1950s revolutionized our understanding of autoimmunity and laid the groundwork for modern inquiries into autoimmune disease. But, as Rose describes in this Q&A, it took meticulous work and perseverance to convince others to take his findings seriously.
William Henry Sauer, MD, discusses his vision for the department and how an expert team of electrophysiologists are providing leading-edge care for abnormal heart rhythms that affect a variety of patients, particularly those with complex medical concerns.
Fichorova, whose career spans more than 24 years at the Brigham, studies how microbes in the female genital tract influence innate immunity and inflammation. She is devoted to finding ways to ensure that all women have equal opportunities to have healthy pregnancies and babies.
Mallika Mendu, MD, shares her reflections on the new initiative Advancing American Kidney Health and its implications for providers and patients.
Rulla M. Tamimi, ScD, takes advantage of molecular epidemiology tools to understand why having dense breasts is a risk factor for breast cancer.
Four investigators with exceptional potential have been selected to receive $100,00 each year for three years to support their careers. CRN brings you fast facts to get to know each of them.
Brigham cardiologist James Muller, MD, shares why he sees nuclear war as humanity’s greatest health threat, how it intersects with cardiology and how he hopes to help the next generation of physician and student activists.
After 19 years as editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, Jeffrey Drazen, MD, will step away from that role this summer. Here, he shares his view from the editor’s chair, offers advice to young researchers and reflects on what makes the Brigham unique.
Arlene Sharpe, MD, PhD, a leader in the field of immunology, discusses advancements in cancer immunotherapy, her path to the Brigham and the importance of mentorship and collaboration
Thoughtful, humble and dedicated, Kehlenbrink is a pioneer of a new wave of health: global endocrinology.
Daniela Lamas, MD, who balances her passion for journalism and the written word with her medical career path, answers questions about her career and inspiration and offers advice for aspiring authors.
Joji Suzuki, MD, shares his passion for psychiatry and patient care, his perspective on the national opioid crisis and how motivational interviewing can be thought of as a patient-provider dance.
Michel, a cardiologist at the Brigham, finds ways to make science more accessible and engaging for the public – and to affirm the importance of science in society.
Infectious disease specialist Paul Sax, MD, recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of his blog, HIV and ID Observations, which has covered everything from baseball to HIV
During a trip to China in 2012, Paul Yu, MD, PhD, had the eye-opening experience of meeting patients with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) for the first time at a specialty clinic at Shanghai Tongji Hospital.
The NEJM article “Just a Cut” by Brandon Earp, MD, and her co-authors guides readers through an unusual case by alternating sections of clinical narrative and analysis from BWH clinicians.
In addition to living in an ashram and practicing yoga several times per week, Sat Bir S. Khalsa, PhD, is a neuroscientist who studies yoga as an intervention for insomnia, anxiety and chronic stress.
Brigham Health was unveiled last month as the new name for the parent organization that includes Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital and the Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization.
Paul Shyn, MD, is exploring better ways to both diagnose and destroy tumors.
Aaron Goldman, PhD, a bioengineer by day and muay thai practitioner by night, is developing a 2-in-1 punch for knocking out cancer
BWH researcher studies aging and life span in naked mole rats, bats and more
Juan Carlos Cardet, MD, is working to better understand asthma and its potential treatments
Neonatologist Helen Christou, MD, is conducting basic, clinical and translational research to find novel approaches for the prevention and treatment of pulmonary hypertension and chronic lung disease in newborns
Q&A with Shelley Tworoger, PhD, an epidemiologist in the BWH Channing Division of Network Medicine
Hanni Stoklosa, MD, MPH, is deeply committed to improving the detection and care of human trafficking victims through her clinical care, national advocacy and international research.
Q&A with Jessica Whited, PhD, a researcher in the BWH Regenerative Medicine Center
Emergency Department physician Imoigele Aisiku, MD, MBA, merges his research and clinical interests in traumatic brain injury and critical care at BWH.
Dudley shares professional advice and reflects on her own career development.
Morris shares insights on providing patient-centered care for those with disabilities.