Clinical trials measure how living, human bodies – particularly sick and injured ones – respond to interventions. BWH has 1,500 PIs leading research teams and trials in virtually every area of medicine.
"What's New in Research" sheds light on new work by Aditi Hazra, PhD, MPH, Katarzyna Karwacz, PhD, and Francisco Marty, MD.
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.
This year, the Brigham will bring its own medical toxicologists directly to the bedside to share their expertise and care for patients facing adverse effects from medications, drug overdoses and substance abuse issues.
When patient William Terry, MD, was randomly selected to participate in a pilot study to receive care at home instead of being admitted to BWH, he didn’t think twice about signing up.
BWHers share insights into what fields are growing and the trajectory of careers in biomedicine.
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.
"What's New in Research" shares new work by Mallika Mendu, MD, MBA, Giovanni Traverso, MB, BChir, PhD, and Chuan Wu, PhD.
Two important changes are going into effect on Wednesday, Jan. 18, in order to make information about clinical trials more transparent: the HHS final rule and the NIH policy.
The Musculoskeletal Research Center connects researchers and clinicians pursuing research on bones, joints and muscles and the disorders that affect them.
Learn more about the exciting research, collaborations and mentorship happening in the Serhan Lab in a new video.
Oliver Jonas, PhD, MA, has developed a tiny device, smaller than a grain of rice, that releases small doses of anti-cancer therapies into tumors.
This month, we asked: What do you wish you had known when you first started as a principal investigator at the Brigham?
This month's edition of "What's New in Research" highlights exciting work by Charles N. Serhan, PhD, DSc, and Hadi Shafiee, PhD.
Paul Shyn, MD, is exploring better ways to both diagnose and destroy tumors.
BWH team awarded Runner-Up, received more than $40,000 worth of supportive services for their innovative technology to screen and diagnose for peripheral artery disease
Neuroscience represents the biggest research area moving into the new Brigham building at 60 Fenwood Road this fall, and its clinicians and researchers plan to enhance communication and promote collaboration with many other departments.
Two projects awarded $50,000 grants from the BWH Health and Technology Innovation Fund during a ‘Shark Tank’-style competition to fund their respective projects.
A daring technique, introduced in 1977, has been successfully performed six times at Brigham and Women’s hospital.
Aspirin mobile app; nanoparticles and type 1 diabetes
Aaron Goldman, PhD, a bioengineer by day and muay thai practitioner by night, is developing a 2-in-1 punch for knocking out cancer
When the Brigham Building for the Future opens this fall, clinicians and researchers will have access to advanced tools and opportunities to collaborate and push the boundaries of discovery in ways that have never been possible before.
Workshop offers advice, practical tips and historical context for new NIH requirements for female subjects in both basic and clinical research
BWH researcher studies aging and life span in naked mole rats, bats and more
Pathologists at the Brigham are leading the effort to bring liquid biopsies out of research labs and into clinical settings. These blood tests might enable more than half of lung cancer patients with a specific genetic mutation that indicates relapse to forego traditional, invasive surgical biopsies.
Speakers shared innovations in prevention, detection and treatment of cancer
Improvements to the Thorn research building are currently underway and a full engineering Facility Condition Assessment (FCA) of 221 Longwood has begun
Thomas Rogers, MD, PhD, is searching for a better diagnostic and potential treatment for an emerging epidemic
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
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
The second in a series about the Brigham Building for the Future, this story explores what the new building will mean for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine research
Innovative prize winners from across BWH share updates on their projects
MicroRNA for Obesity and Diabetes; Zebrafish and the Immune System
Google Glass Meets Organs-On-Chips; Global Trends in Vaccine Discovery; Human Rights Failings in the Ebola Pandemic; A Promising Target for Glioblastoma Therapies
First in a series about the Brigham Building for the Future, this story explores what the new building will mean for basic research, clinical care and outcomes research for orthopaedics.
Q&A with Shelley Tworoger, PhD, an epidemiologist in the BWH Channing Division of Network Medicine
Investigators supported at critical funding junctures by the BRI’s Fund to Sustain Research Excellence have gone on to receive more than $200 million in NIH funding
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.
The more than 3,100 investigators supported by Partners HealthCare have created more than 500 new inventions and 363 patents issued in fiscal year 2015.
Research conducted by the PIVOT Center will help policy makers, physicians and patients to maximize treatment health benefits while reducing the overall economic burden of musculoskeletal diseases.
The Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of BWH and Harvard is identifying and developing solutions to help global trials flourish while protecting participants.
Q&A with Jessica Whited, PhD, a researcher in the BWH Regenerative Medicine Center
Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, advocates for innovations to improve public health for people everywhere.
James Rathmell, MD, chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, discusses his first seven months at BWH, his goals for the department and how his diverse interests in medicine and photography have shaped his career path.
Atherosclerotic plaques; genetics and sleep; congenital heart disease and neurodevelopmental risk; treating toenail fungus; agonist versus surgery for prostate cancer
In a groundbreaking new research collaboration, BWH has partnered with Google Life Sciences and Biogen to decipher why multiple sclerosis progresses so differently among individuals, and translate that information into new therapies and improved care.
Emergency Department physician Imoigele Aisiku, MD, MBA, merges his research and clinical interests in traumatic brain injury and critical care at BWH.
Catherine Gregory, PhD, RN, investigates the newborn gastrointestinal system in an effort to both prevent and better detect disease and enhance health in premature infants.
Elizabeth Karlson, MD, is using data from EHRs to answer pressing questions about rheumatoid arthritis.