• By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    NEW STUDY SHOWS YOUNG WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER WHO OPT FOR MASTECTOMIES REPORT LOWER QUALITY OF LIFE

    Findings highlight the importance of doctors and patients discussing the potential long-term physical and emotional consequences of...

    Cancer, Breast, Breasts
  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    COPPOLINO WINS 2021 F. GRIFFITH PEARSON TEACHING AWARD

    Anthony Coppolino, MD, of the Division of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, won the division's 2021 F. Griffith Pearson Teaching Award...

  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    SOBRIN NAMED HMS CHARLES EDWARD WHITTEN PROFESSOR OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

    Lucia Sobrin, MD, MPH, of the Division of Ophthalmology, was named next incumbent of the Charles Edward Whitten Professorship of Ophthalmology...

  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    SCHMULTS AWARDED R03 GRANT FROM NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE

    Chrysalyne Schmults, MD, MSCE, director of the Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery Center in the Department of Dermatology, received a R03...

    Cancer, Dermatology
  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    GREEN RECEIVES NIH RESEARCH GRANT FOR BABYSEQ2

    Robert Green, MD, MPH, of the Division of Genetics, received a research grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund The BabySeq...

  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    MASS GENERAL BRIGHAM NAMES ROBERT S.D. HIGGINS PRESIDENT OF BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL

    Mass General Brigham President and CEO Anne Klibanski, MD today announced that Robert S.D. Higgins, MD, MSHA, has been named President...

    Hospital
  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    STUDY FINDS GENOMIC SEQUENCING OF HEALTHY NEWBORNS DOES NOT DISRUPT FAMILY DYNAMICS

    Genome sequencing can reveal insights into a person's risk for specific health conditions throughout their lif

  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    REXRODE, RICH-EDWARDS RECEIVE $2.8M NHBLI RESEARCH GRANT

    Kathryn Rexrode, MD, MPH, chief of the Division of Women's Health, and Janet Rich-Edwards, ScD, MPH, also of the Division of Women's...

  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL NAMED ON NEWSWEEK'S 2021 WORLD'S BEST SMART HOSPITALS LIST

    Brigham and Women's Hospital was recognized on Newsweek's 2021 World's Best Smart Hospitals list, earning the No. 6 spot for its commitment...

    Hospital
  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    LARGE-SCALE STUDY FINDS GREATER SEDENTARY HOURS INCREASES RISK OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA

    Study finds that maintaining an active lifestyle can reduce the risk of OSA, encourages physicians to recommend exercise-based interventions...

    Sleep
  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    NEW ‘ATLAS' CHARTS HOW ANTIBODIES ATTACK SPIKE PROTEIN VARIANTS

    Antibodies capable of neutralizing multiple SARS-CoV-2 strains can inform strategies for broadly protective COVID-19 booster vaccines

    Vaccination
  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL NAMES NEW CHAIR OF DEPARTMENT OF RADIOLOGY

    James A. Brink, MD, will also serve as Mass General Brigham Chief of Enterprise Radiology

    Hospital
  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    DANA-FARBER BRIGHAM CANCER CENTER IS RANKED THE BEST IN NEW ENGLAND

    U.S. News recognition also includes a No. 4 ranking in the nation

    Cancer
  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    DAVIES, HERMAN HONORED WITH DORIS DUKE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION GRANTS

    Leela Davies, MD, PhD, and Jonathan Herman, MD, PhD, both of the Division of Infectious Diseases, were awarded the Doris Duke Charitable...

  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    U.S. NEWS NAMES BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL ONE OF NATION'S BEST HOSPITALS

    The Brigham ranks 14th on Annual Honor Roll, with four specialties in Top 10

    Hospital
  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    NEARLY HALF OF SURVEYED FEMALE SURGEONS EXPERIENCE MAJOR PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS

    Of 692 female surgeons surveyed, 42 percent had a pregnancy loss, more than twice the rate of the general population

    Pregnancy
  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    SCREENING FOR DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY NOW AVAILABLE FOR ALL BABIES BORN AT THE BRIGHAM

    The Brigham is the first birth hospital in the nation to develop a program that offers parents an option to have their newborn screened...

    Hospital, Baby
  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    CANCER SCREENINGS REBOUNDED IN LATE 2020 AFTER COVID-RELATED DECLINE, BUT RACIAL AND ECONOMIC DISPARITIES REMAIN FOR SOME TESTS

    Testing returned to pre-pandemic levels in late 2020 except with colonoscopies for colorectal cancer screening, which continued to...

    Breast, Breasts, Cancer
  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    HARVARD'S WYSS INSTITUTE AND BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL LAUNCH DIAGNOSTIC ACCELERATOR

    The Brigham-Wyss diagnostic accelerator aims to create new diagnostic technologies through deep collaborations driven by unmet diagnostic...

    Hospital
  • By BWH   -   Oct 18, 2021

    GANGULI RECEIVES ACADEMYHEALTH'S RESEARCH PUBLICATION-OF-THE-YEAR AWARD

    Ishani Ganguli, MD, MPH, of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, received the Publication-of-the-Year Award...