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Noel Rose

Q&A with Noel Rose: The Father of Autoimmunology

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.

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William Sauer in the clinic

Q&A with William Sauer, MD: Chief of the Brigham’s Cardiac Arrhythmia Service

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.

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Raina Fichorova

Raina Fichorova, MD, PhD: Innovative Reproductive Immunologist

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.

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Q&A with Mallika Mendu, MD: A New Day for Kidney Health

Mallika Mendu, MD, shares her reflections on the new initiative Advancing American Kidney Health and its implications for providers and patients.

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Rulla Tamimi: Molecular Detective Investigating a Key Risk Factor for Breast Cancer

Rulla M. Tamimi, ScD, takes advantage of molecular epidemiology tools to understand why having dense breasts is a risk factor for breast cancer.

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President's scholar 2019 award winners

Meet the Winners of the Inaugural President’s Scholars Award

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.

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Jim Muller prize award photo

Q&A: James Muller, MD, on Nuclear Weapons as a Health Threat

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.

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Q&A with Jeffrey Drazen, MD, Editor-in-Chief of the New England Journal of Medicine

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.

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Arlene Sharpe

Q&A with Arlene Sharpe

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

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Sylvia Kehlenbrink

Sylvia Kehlenbrink: Paving the Road Toward Global Equity in Diabetes Care

Thoughtful, humble and dedicated, Kehlenbrink is a pioneer of a new wave of health: global endocrinology.

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daniella lamas

Q&A with Daniela Lamas, MD: Author of You Can Stop Humming Now

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.

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Q&A with Joji Suzuki, MD: Choreographing a Patient-Provider Dance

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.

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Thomas Michel Sings the Praises of Inspirational, Improbably Wonderful Science

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.

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Q&A with Paul Sax: Infectious Disease Doctor by Day, Blogger by Night (and Weekends)

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

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Investigating the Mysteries of a Rare Connective Tissue Disorder

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.

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Q&A: BWH Surgeon Reflects on Decision-Making in an Emergency

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.

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BWH Researcher Devotes Life and Profession to Yoga

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.

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Q&A: Introducing Brigham Health

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.

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Shyn Narrows in on More Effective Approach to Tumor Diagnosis and Treatment

Paul Shyn, MD, is exploring better ways to both diagnose and destroy tumors.

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Taking Aim at Cancer’s Complexity

Aaron Goldman, PhD, a bioengineer by day and muay thai practitioner by night, is developing a 2-in-1 punch for knocking out cancer

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Gladyshev’s Quest to Understand Aging

BWH researcher studies aging and life span in naked mole rats, bats and more

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A Breath of Fresh Air for Asthma Research

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

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A Multi-Pronged Approach to Understand and Treat Pulmonary Hypertension and Chronic Lung Disease in Infants

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

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Finding Biomarkers for Ovarian Cancer

Q&A with Shelley Tworoger, PhD, an epidemiologist in the BWH Channing Division of Network Medicine

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Stoklosa Devoted to Improving the Lives of Human Trafficking Victims

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.

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Life-long Passion for Nature, Outdoors Inspires Researcher

Q&A with Jessica Whited, PhD, a researcher in the BWH Regenerative Medicine Center

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Imoigele Aisiku Focuses on Helping Patients Who Have Sustained Traumatic Brain Injuries

Emergency Department physician Imoigele Aisiku, MD, MBA, merges his research and clinical interests in traumatic brain injury and critical care at BWH.

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Q&A with Jessica Dudley, MD

Dudley shares professional advice and reflects on her own career development.

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Q&A with Megan Morris, PhD

Morris shares insights on providing patient-centered care for those with disabilities.