Featured in Neuroscience
Marijuana and the Young Brain
Jodi Gilman, PhD, director of neuroscience at the Center for Addiction Medicine, discusses what her research has shown on the effects of marijuana in the teen brain and how those effects are dependent on the age at which a young person begins to use.
Featured in Cardiovascular
Leveraging Machine Learning Techniques for Cardiovascular Care
Collin M. Stultz, MD, PhD, cardiologist in the Cardiology Division, discusses applying machine learning techniques to care for patients with cardiovascular disease.
Finding Treatment Targets for Age-related Macular Degeneration
Mass Eye and Ear clinician scientists have been behind some of the biggest breakthroughs in treating age-related macular degeneration (AMD), but they believe more work needs to be done. They are looking at new ways to detect, classify, and treat the blinding disease earlier.
Short Term Mechanical Support Heart and Lung Symposium 2023
Experts from the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center of Massachusetts General Hospital are leading a course designed to educate participants in the multidisciplinary care of patients with acute heart and lung failure.
Translational Research in Radiology: the Clinical Potential of Molecular Imaging of Pulmonary Fibrosis
Peter Caravan, PhD, and Sydney Montesi, MD, discuss the potential of molecular imaging of pulmonary fibrosis for managing patients with interstitial lung disease and other clinical applications.
The 7th Annual Jesse B. Jupiter International Hand Surgery Forum
The seventh annual Jesse B. Jupiter International Hand Forum was virtually hosted by Mass General on Saturday, May 21, 2022, with a thematic focus on fractures of the distal radius. The course director was Chaitanya Mudgal, MD, and associate directors were Neal Chen, MD, and Kyle Eberlin, MD.
Treating Pericardial Disease
Recurring pericardial disease can be debilitating to patients, and an operation to completely remove the pericardium may be necessary. Thor Sundt, MD, co-director of the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, explains how the center treats relapsing pericarditis and, in some cases, even cures the disease.
Advances in Venous Disease Ablation
In this video, Julianne Stoughton, MD, medical director of the Venous Disease Program in the Fireman Vascular Center, discusses the recent advances her team has made in the treatment of venous disease, including a new, less invasive ablation method.
The Heart Center & Responding to COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an immense strain on health care institutions across the world. Thor Sundt, MD, discusses how the Division of Cardiac Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital utilized a multidisciplinary approach to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.
3D Printing and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
In this video, Thor Sundt, MD, chief of the Division of Cardiac Surgery and director of the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses how the use of 3D printing has become a useful tool in his team's approach to the treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Answering Research Questions
In this video, Robert Goldstone, MD, of the Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses how he tackles research questions that are not easily answered—preferring to review retrospective databases in order to generalize data for the entire community.
Studies on the Age of Onset of Colorectal Cancer and IBD
Patients with a longer duration of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have higher cancer risk, but the exact operative approach and outcomes of these cancers has yet to be studied extensively. Robert Goldstone, MD, discusses his team's recent findings regarding the age of onset colorectal cancer in patients with IBD.
Women's Heart Health and Effects on Pregnancy
The Corrigan Women's Heart Health Program was launched 13 years ago to raise awareness and expand on research regarding women-specific cardiovascular conditions. In this video, Nandita Scott, MD, co-director of the program, discusses its expansion and the innovative work accomplished over the past decade.
How COVID-19 Affects the Heart, Especially in Athletes
The Cardiovascular Performance Program at Massachusetts General Hospital is designed to care for athletes with cardiovascular disease or risk. Program Director Aaron Baggish, MD, explains how his team is investigating the effects of COVID-19 infection on heart muscles, particularly in athletes.
Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer
In this video, Keyan Salari, MD, PhD, discusses his team's work to identify the features of seemingly indolent prostate cancers that actually make them more aggressive.
High-risk Prostate Cancer Clinic
Keyan Salari, MD, PhD, director of the High-risk Prostate Cancer Clinic in the Department of Urology at Massachusetts General Hospital, and a urologic oncologist with the Mass General Cancer Center, discusses the innovative work he and his team are doing to advance prostate cancer patient care.
NASS 2021: Controversies and Current Issues in Spinal Cord Tumors
As part of the North American Spine Society (NASS) 2021 annual conference, Joseph H. Schwab, MD, chief of the Orthopaedic Spine Center, discussed controversies and current issues in spinal cord tumors.
Advances in Liver Surgery at the Mass General Liver Center
In this video, Cristina R. Ferrone, MD, surgical director of the Mass General Liver Surgery Program, discusses the collaboration and cohesion across multidisciplinary teams that has enabled her team to provide safer, more advanced surgical experiences to patients.
Treatment of Spine Compression Fractures
Joshua A. Hirsch, MD, vice-chair and service line chief of Neurointerventional Radiology and chief of the Neurosurgical Spine Service, discusses treating compression fractures with vertebral augmentation at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Improving Patient Outcomes with J-Pouch Surgery
Richard A. Hodin, MD, discusses his surgical work, the improved outcomes he sees in patients who undergo J-pouch surgery and his experience maintaining longer-term relationships with patients.
Improving Surgical Outcomes for Patients with Colorectal Cancer
Rocco Ricciardi, MD, MPH, is chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. In this video, he explores ways in which his research is improving surgical outcomes for patients with colorectal cancer.
IMPACT: A Standardized Test for Assessment of Pelvic Floor Disorders
In this video, Liliana Bordeianou, MD, MPH, site director of Massachusetts General Hospital Colorectal Surgery, discusses IMPACT, the movement she and her team have started to develop a common language across disciplines that can be used to assess patients with pelvic floor disorders.
Translational Research in Radiology: The Clinical Potential of Portable MRI
Matthew Rosen, PhD, and Susie Huang, MD, PhD, both researchers in the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital, discuss the possibilities—and a few of the challenges—of translational research in radiology.
The Mass General Crohn's and Colitis Center
Richard A. Hodin, MD, discusses the advances his team at the Crohn's and Colitis Center at Massachusetts General Hospital has made in treatment for patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
Neuroinfectious Disease Research
Shibani S. Mukerji, MD, PhD, associate director of the Neuro-Infectious Diseases Unit of the Department of Neurology, talks about her work on neuroinfectious diseases and how they invade the nervous system.
Establishing Guidelines for Peyronie's Disease
Ajay Nehra, MBBS, is the director of Men's Health and Male Reconstructive Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. In this video, he discusses his research on Peyronie's disease and his work publishing the first-ever set of Peyronie's disease treatment guidelines for the AUA.
Research from the Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit: The Gut Microbiome
Andrew T. Chan, MD, MPH, discusses his team's research on the role of the gut microbiome in human health and disease.
The Women's Sports Medicine Clinic: A Personalized Approach to Return-to-Play
In this video, Miho Tanaka, MD, orthopaedic surgeon and director of the Women's Sports Medicine Program in the Department of Orthopaedics at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses the Program's Sports Injury and Performance Clinic.
Using AI to Predict COVID-19 Outcomes
Shibani S. Mukerji, MD, PhD, associate director of the Neuro-Infectious Diseases Unit of the Department of Neurology, talks about her work on developing the COVID-19 Acuity Score (CoVA), which can be incorporated into an electronic health record system.
Treating FND Patients During COVID-19
David L. Perez, MD, MMSc, director of the Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) Treatment Program, discusses how consultation and treatment for FND, a condition that sits between neurology and psychiatry, can be accessed through telemedicine and virtual technologies.
Advances in Prehabilitation
Motaz Qadan, MD, PhD, is a hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgical oncologist in the Mass General Cancer Center and a surgeon in the Division of Gastrointestinal and Oncologic Surgery. In this video, he discusses his research on prehabilitation and its promising potential for patients with pancreatic cancer.
Ortho-Oncology at Mass General:
A Spirit of Collaboration
In this video, ortho-oncology surgeon Santiago Lozano-Calderon, MD, PhD, discusses the research environment at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Advances in Diverticulitis Treatment and Prevention
In this video, Andrew T. Chan, MD, MPH, discusses advances in understanding the causes of diverticulitis and the significance of his team's research on disease prevention.
Serving the Rapidly Evolving Field of Women's Sports
In this video, Miho Tanaka, MD, orthopedic surgeon and director of the Women's Sports Medicine Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses the ways in which women's sports medicine is changing.
Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in Orthopedics
In this video, Christopher Bono, MD, orthopaedic spine surgeon, executive vice chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, describes his latest spinal research into artificial intelligence decision making.
Neuropathological Features of COVID-19
Shibani S. Mukerji, MD, PhD, of the Neuro-Infectious Diseases Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses the neuropathological features of COVID-19. In this video, She details the impact the virus has on the brain, showing that there is minimal viral presence.
Developing Tools for Active Surveillance Programs for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
An artificial intelligence tool developed by Manisha Bahl, MD, and colleagues identifies patients with low-risk early-stage breast cancer who are appropriate candidates for active surveillance programs, thus helping the patients avoid unnecessary surgery or radiation.
Chiari Malformation Type 1 Diagnosis and Treatment Options
William Butler, MD, neurosurgeon, in the Departments of Neurosurgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses Chiari malformation type 1.