Keyword: Massachusetts General Hospital
A tool called “polygenic risk scoring” could help physicians identify who faces a high risk of serious diseases.
A rare cell type, discovered by two teams and named as "pulmonary ionocyte," appears to help drive cystic fibrosis.
Scientists discovered that TB vaccine BCG restores blood sugar to near-normal levels for as long as five years by changing a key metabolic process.
A Harvard-led research team has identified a brain protein that exacerbates memory loss with age or PTSD.
The hospital network achieved the jump in scale by turning to outside backers including Eli Lilly, which collectively pumped $66 million into the fund.
A multipronged immune attack that includes CAR-T treatments may be needed to fight glioblastoma, Penn scientists suggest.
Massachusetts General Hospital scientists have evidence that a TB vaccine prevents the immune system from attacking normal tissues.
Bristol-Myers Squibb has appointed Thomas Lynch to replace Francis Cuss as CSO.
Freenome has raised $65 million in a round led by Andreessen Horowitz to put its cancer-detection tests through more rigorous trials.
Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital believe they’ve hit upon a method for protecting ovaries from the damaging effects of chemo.