Winter 2017

Accelerating Global Growth Opportunities

January 10, 2017

What if you could take the intellectual assets of one of the nation’s premier health care systems and transform them into solutions to improve healthcare delivery across the globe? Not only would it help countless patients, but it would also support the next breakthroughs in therapeutics and patient care. This is one of the compelling…

Calum MacRae, MD, PhD: One Brave Heart

January 10, 2017

Musing over the proposal that netted him a $75 million “One Brave Idea” prize from the American Heart Association, Calum MacRae, MD, PhD recognizing the many applicants for the grant, credits good luck and strong collaborations over ingenuity. “I think the funders were brave to give us the money.” Nevertheless, MacRae, chief of cardiovascular medicine…

Exporting Insights— London Neuroscience Forum

January 10, 2017

Combating neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory diseases like Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis are proving to be some of the greatest challenges in modern medicine. While some key strides have been made in our understanding of these diseases in recent years, the path to new, disease-modifying treatments has been stubbornly elusive. Many questions remain unanswered while the…

VIP Luncheon Speaker Series Highlights Cutting Edge Science

January 10, 2017

“The presentation was a reminder of the end-to-end role that Partners can play in healthcare data and precision medicine: identifying the earliest and most useful disease markers, moving these laboratory insights quickly to the bedside, and refining our care pathways based on new evidence,” shared attendee Russ Richmond, MD, CEO, Advanced Practice Strategies. World-renowned scientists…

World Medical Innovation Forum 2017: The Future of Cardiovascular Care

January 10, 2017

Anthony Rosenzweig, MD, chief of cardiology and co-director of the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center at MGH, describes a paradox at the center of heart disease. On the one hand, the last half-century has seen a dramatic drop in death rates among patients hospitalized for a heart attack. On the other hand, survivors often go on…