Medicine & Pediatrics

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The Departments of Medicine at BWH and MGH are recognized leaders in patient care, teaching, and research at the local, national, and global level. These departments of medicine represents twenty-five specialties, ranging from Aging to Women’s Health.  Pediatrics, Nephrology and Endocrine, among others and are the largest organization by personnel.

 

In the News

Study sparks optimism for ovarian-cancer test developed at MGH

January 8, 2016

It took nearly two decades, but a little known research project at Massachusetts General Hospital is shaping up as a potentially powerful weapon in the fight against ovarian cancer. The results from a 15-year study conducted by the University College London appear to be the most-promising signs yet that a locally developed technology can catch…

Innovator Profile: Innovation's Building Blocks

April 1, 2015

A profile of Charles Serhan, PhD, DSc, a mastermind behind the inflammation pro-resolving therapies known as resolvins and the specialized pro-resolving mediators (SPM). Charles Serhan, PhD, DSc, a mastermind behind the inflammation pro-resolving therapies known as resolvins and the specialized pro-resolving mediators (SPM), is no stranger to the celebrity side of science. Coming of age…

The Austen Family: Lifetimes of Innovation and Healing

December 1, 2014

Highlighting the Austens, a family whose innovations have revolutionized medical care and clinical research since the 1950s. For a fortunate few, vision isn't just one of the five senses. It's the predominant sense; it's a way of life. Vision is imagining a solution, already attained: What does it look like? How does it work? Where…

Two Landmark Drugs: Serendipity Drives Science

August 1, 2014

Earlier this year the FDA approved two new breakthrough therapies for hemophilia patients — Alprolix and Eloctate. Two landmark therapies for hemophilia won FDA approval earlier this year, capping off one of Partners HealthCare's top innovator's 22-year journey of a failed laboratory experiment to dazzling success. Earlier this year the FDA approved two new breakthrough…

Daktari Device a Global Health Game Changer

December 1, 2013

A look into the future of Daktari Diagnostics and their handheld CD4 cell counter. Daktari Diagnostics' slogan says it all: “Today There is No Place Out of Reach.” When it officially launches in the first quarter of 2014, Daktari's handheld CD4 cell counter will enable millions of people in developing nations living with HIV to…