Dr. Cammie Lesser receives an NIH Transformative Research Award

Dr. Cammie Lesser, the d’Arbeloff MGH Research Scholar, is a recipient of a 2016 NIH Transformative Research Award for work devoted towards the Development of Designer Probiotics for the Treatment of Intestinal Infection and Inflammation. This award is part of the NIH Common Fund’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program. The NIH Transformative Research Award supports exceptionally...

A magneto-DNA nanoparticle system for the rapid and sensitive diagnosis of enteric fever

Dr. Richelle C. Charles and colleagues describe a novel assay designed to detect amplified Salmonella nucleic acid (mRNA) using magneto-DNA probes and a miniaturized nuclear magnetic resonance device.  A major obstacle for typhoid control and prevention is the lack of an optimal assay for diagnosing patients with enteric fever.  The results of this work suggest...

Dr. Jonathan Abraham receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Medical Scientists

Dr. Abraham, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, is one of 12 recipients from across the United States to receive the 2016 the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Medical Scientists. This award is given to young physician-scientists who are committed to academic careers to help bridge the transition from fellowship to faculty. To read...

Drs. Richelle Charles and Jonathan Abraham each receive the Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership Faculty Fellowship Award

Dr. Charles, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Dr. Abraham, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, each received the 2016 Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership Faculty Fellowship Award from Harvard Medical School. This fellowship award recognizes talented diverse...

Dr. Rochelle Walensky receives the A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award

Dr. Walensky, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Co-Director, Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, received the 2015-2016 A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award. This award is given to outstanding mentors in honor of the memory of Dr. A. Clifford Barger who, among other things, devoted his career to bringing out the...

Drs. Andrea Ciaranello receives the Harvard Medical School Young Mentor Award

Dr. Ciaranello, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, received the 2015-2016 Harvard Medical School Young Mentor Award. The Young Mentor Award recognizes faculty who are outstanding mentors, are still in the early stages of their career, yet devote their time to providing guidance to others. To read more, click here.