Brigham and Women ’s Hospital Launches Clinical Trial of Nasal Vaccine for Alzheimer’s Disease
First human trial for intranasal vaccine for AD represents culmination of 20 years of research led at the Brigham (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - November 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

American Heart Association Scientific Sessions Feature Brigham Breakthroughs
The studies highlighted below represent only a sample of the cutting-edge research that experts from Brigham and Women ’s Hospital will present at the conference (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - November 15, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Carey, Pujol Receive Grants from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Vincent Carey, PhD, of the Channing Division of Network Medicine, and Sonia Pujol, PhD, of the Surgical Planning Laboratory in the Department of Radiology were awarded funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) through its Essential Open Sourc (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - November 9, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Novel tool for reporting symptoms after vaccination helped health care workers discern injection side effects from COVID-19 symptoms
Guidance provided by new tool helped preserve workforce and promote a safe hospital environment during COVID-19 surge (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - November 4, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Brigham Receives AHA Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
Brigham and Women ’s Hospital was awarded the American Heart Association’s 2021 Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. This award honors hospitals that demonstrate a commitment to providing heart failure patients wi (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - November 3, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Walt Awarded Northwestern University ’s Kabiller Prize in Nanoscience and Nanomedicine
David Walt, PhD, of the Department of Pathology, was awarded the $250,000 Kabiller Prize in Nanoscience and Nanomedicine from Northwestern University for his work developing ultrasensitive single-molecule array detection technology, which is impactin (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - November 2, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 the procedure, researchers say (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 23, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 Health, received a $2.83 million R01 grant from the National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute (NHBLI) for their resear (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 14, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 23, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 of Brigham and Women ’s Hospital and Executive Vice President at Mass General Brigham effective December 2021. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 19, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 (NIH) to fund The BabySeq Project: Phase II, also known as BabySeq2, the continuation of a project to study genome sequencing in newb (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 17, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Henderson Wins Brown Medical School Senior Alumni Award for Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Galen Henderson, MD, director of the Neurocritical Care and Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit in the Department of Neurology, and chief diversity and inclusion officer for Faculty, Trainees, and Students for the Brigham, was honored with the Senior Al (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 11, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 at Harvard Medical School (HMS) for her exceptional research contributions to the genetic epidemiology of d (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 10, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for her research project, “Early Investigation of the Role of desmopla (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 10, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 for his outstanding performance as a role model and educator. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 4, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Gerbaudo Awarded Honorary Doctorate from Universidad Maimonides
Victor H. Gerbaudo, PhD, MSHCA, senior director of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and of Research in the Department of Radiology, received a Doctor of Medicine Honoris Causa degree from the Universidad Maimonides in Buenos Aires, Argentina, i (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 4, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 28, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 27, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 Foundation ’s (DDCF) Doris Duke Physician Scientist Fellowship grant. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 27, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 27, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 26, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 23, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 for Duchenne; through early diagnosis, screening may help families take advantage of therapeutic interventions (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 for those at risk (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 21, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Harvard & #39;s Wyss Institute and Brigham and Women & #39;s Hospital Launch Diagnostic Accelerator
The Brigham-Wyss diagnostic accelerator aims to create new diagnostic technologies through deep collaborations driven by unmet diagnostic needs (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 9, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 to innovation and advancement in the health care field. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 7, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 lag; rates of mammography for breast cancer screening were lower among Black and Hispanic patients during the pandemic (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 7, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

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 from Academy Health for her team ’s study, “Physician Work Hours and the Gender Pay Gap — Evidence from Primary Care.” (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 29, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

NIH ACTIV-4B COVID-19 Outpatient Thrombosis Prevention Trial Ends Early
The data collected to date, through a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), suggests a very low rate of thrombotic complications in the patients studied. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mahrokhian Wins Thomas H. Lee Award
Lilian Mahrokhian, MD, of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, won the Thomas H. Lee Award for Excellence in Primary Care. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Brigham and Women ’s Hospital Launches New Logo
Part of systemwide brand realignment, new rollout represents a common purpose (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 17, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Bates, Clark Awarded IBM Watson Health Academic Collaboration
David W. Bates, MD, MSc, FACMI, chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, and Cheryl R. Clark, MD, ScD, also of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, were awarded the IBM Watson Health Academic Collaboration: Health E (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Schnipper Awarded Master in Hospital Medicine Designation
Jeffrey Schnipper, MD, MPH, MHM, of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and the Hospital Medicine Unit, was awarded the Master in Hospital Medicine Designation from the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Brigham Health, Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation, and Cigna Take 617 Million Steps in Support of Trauma Survivors
Cigna is making a $100,000 gift to support The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation at Brigham and Women ’s Hospital (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 9, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Gap Between Death Rates in Rural and Urban Areas Tripled During Past Two Decades
Discrepancy driven primarily by an increase in death rates in middle-aged white people (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 8, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Brigham and Women ’s Harbor Medical Associates in South Weymouth Announces Grand Reopening of MRI Services
Brigham and Women ’s Harbor Medical Associates announces its grand reopening of MRI services in South Weymouth. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - June 3, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Joshi Receives NIAMS Grant for Developing Hydrogel Based Therapy for Osteoarthritis
Nitin Joshi, PhD, of the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, services was awarded the R01 grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) for his research project, in which he ai (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - May 26, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Study finds worse outcomes for heart attack survivors living in disadvantaged neighborhoods
In an article published in JAMA Cardiology, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and colleagues studied the health records of 2,002 patients who experienced an MI at or before age 50. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - May 19, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Brigham Launches COVID Recovery Center for Patients with Persisting Health Complications
Center will coordinate care across specialties and advance research for those with persistent symptoms after COVID-19 infection (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - May 6, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Brigham Earns Another & #39;A & #39; for Patient Safety in Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
The Brigham has been awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, released today by The Leapfrog Group. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - April 29, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Researchers Find COVID-19 Mother-to-Newborn Infection Rates are Low, but Indirect Risks Exist
First-of-its-Kind Study Found Infants of Socially Vulnerable Mothers were at Highest Risk of COVID-19 Infection (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - April 23, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Tseng Receives 2021 AMWA Exceptional Mentor Award
Zoe Tseng, MD, FACP, of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, was given the 2021 Exceptional Mentor Award from the American Medical Women ’s Association (AMWA) for helping the next generation of providers develop their careers, s (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - April 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

One in Five American Adults Experience Chronic Pain
In an article published in Pain, researchers from Brigham and Women ’s Hospital and Mass Eye and Ear report that 50.2 million (20.5 percent) U.S. adults experience chronic pain based on analysis of the new NHIS data. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - April 20, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Siddiqi Wins ANPA Sidney R. Baer Career Development Award
Shan Siddiqi, MD, of Department of Psychiatry, received the Sidney R. Baer Career Development Award from the American Neuropsychiatric Association (ANPA) for his outstanding accomplishments. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - April 16, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Lorch Wins MGB United Against Racism Grant
Alice Lorch, MD, MPH, of the Department of Ophthalmology, received a grant from Mass General Brigham ’s (MGB) United Against Racism program, with additional support from the Mass General Executive Committee on Community Health, Digital Federal Credit (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - April 5, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Anderson Appointed HMS Albert H. Coons Associate Professor of Neurology
Ana Carrizosa Anderson, PhD, of the Department of Neurology, was named the Albert H. Coons Associate Professor of Neurology in the Field of Immunologic Diseases at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and is the first incumbent of the newly established profe (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - April 5, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

A Visit to ‘Dr. Google’ Makes Patients Better at Diagnosis
Participants across the board demonstrated modest improvements in reaching an accurate diagnosis after looking up symptoms on the Internet. Participants additionally showed no difference in reported anxiety nor in triage abilities (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - March 29, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Sobrin Receives Research to Prevent Blindness Physician-Scientist Award
Lucia Sobrin, MD, MPH, of the Division of Ophthalmology, won the Physician-Scientist Award from Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) for her work in identifying genes that influence the risk of developing ocular hypertension after corticosteroid use. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - March 29, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Khurana Wins AAPI Most Distinguished Physician Award
Bharti Khurana, MD, of the Department of Radiology, was honored with the Most Distinguished Physician Award from the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) for her unparalleled service and outstanding work in the field of medicine (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - March 26, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Study underscores need for multidisciplinary care for COVID-19 long-haulers
Long COVID can affect multiple organ systems and the most common symptoms include fatigue, shortness of breath, brain fog, anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - March 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news