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Advances in Motion provides health care professionals with information about the latest breakthroughs, research and clinical advances from Massachusetts General Hospital.

Featured In Digestive Health

A study co-authored by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital validated the organoid model for celiac disease research.

Featured In Orthopaedics

Mark D. Price, MD, PHD, head team physician for the New England Patriots and team physician for the Boston Red Sox, discusses patient care at the Sports Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Featured In Neuroscience

All-cause mortality and mortality from neurodegenerative disease are no higher among Major League Baseball than the general population, but playing professional baseball seems to increase mortality from certain cancers.

Featured In Urology

Research by Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center oncologists suggests gene profiling of tumors from patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer can guide rational selection of those who will benefit most from bladder-preserving trimodality therapy.

Featured In OB/GYN

A synthetic glycosaminoglycan, when combined with a novel polymer for enhanced intravesical delivery, was released in the bladders of mice for 24 hours, leading to reduced abdominal pain and inflammation.

The Latest Cardiovascular Advances

Circulating biomarkers and data from novel imaging modalities may eventually be used as indicators of cardiac remodeling.

Krishna Aragam, MD, MS, preventative cardiologist in the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses his research on the genetic determinants of heart failure.

Contributing Physicians

Assistant Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Hutter Family Professor of Medicine, Director, Dennis and Marilyn Barry Fellowship in Cardiology Research

James Louis Januzzi, MD

Advances Specialties

Digestive Health

In a prospective multicenter cohort, combination therapy with a TNF inhibitor and an immunomodulator was associated with decreased rates of hospitalization, surgery and other adverse outcomes in patients with complicated Crohn's disease.

Neuroscience

Applying natural language processing to hospital discharge notes made it possible to identify psychopathology associated with the timing of suicide risk and accidental death in a general hospital population.

Urology

Research by Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center oncologists suggests gene profiling of tumors from patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer can guide rational selection of those who will benefit most from bladder-preserving trimodality therapy.

Education & Training Opportunities

December 11, 2019 - June 17, 2020

The Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center prepares future health care professionals and trains providers in innovative therapies and care. As part of these efforts, the center hosts regular Grand Rounds presentations from thought leaders and researchers on important cardiology topics. Cardiology Grand Rounds is open to all healthcare professionals.

January 11, 2020

This conference offers a broad review of advances in autism spectrum disorder research, including assessment measures, neuroimaging, psychological interventions and pharmacologic options.

Clinical Trials

In Neuroscience

If you are a mother who has experienced an episode of postpartum psychosis within the past ten years, you could help us to better understand this serious disorder.

In Cardiovascular

Elevations in a hormone may be linked to abnormal blood flow, inflammation, and plaque in the heart. This study will evaluate whether blocking the hormone will improve cardiovascular disease in HIV individuals using heart imaging studies.