Accelerating Vaccines’ Trajectory, from Protein to Patient
Within the Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, efforts are underway to accelerate the development of vaccines aimed at protecting populations from global health threats.
Newest Transplant Milestone Reflects Brigham Commitment to Innovation and Health Equity
At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, yet another transplant milestone has been recorded: Robert Chelsea, 68 became the first black patient—and the oldest—to receive a full face transplant this past July.
New NIH Grant to Boost Brain Insights at McLean Hospital
A new grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will support and expand continued research into brain health using human brain specimens at McLean Hospital.
Fierce Female Veterans Share Their Stories
In honor of Veterans Day on Monday, November 11, we asked four Partners HealthCare female colleagues who are Army, Navy, and Coast Guard veterans to share their reflections on their military service, including why they enlisted, what learning experiences they gained, and how they can use those experiences in their roles at Partners.
Brigham Study Shows Measles Infection Carries Long-Term Immune Compromise
As a rise in unvaccinated individuals corresponds with reemergence of measles infection in the United States, new evidence from researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital shows the measles vaccine offers two layers of protection.
Keeping You Healthy: Counteracting Flu Shot Myths with Flu Shot Facts
During the 2018-2019 influenza season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that there were between 36,400-61,200 flu deaths in the United States. The flu vaccine has demonstrated effectiveness in preventing – and reducing complications of – this common infectious illness.