Stephen J. Elledge, the Gregor Mendel Professor of Genetics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, has been named a 2017 recipient of the Breakthrough Prize, which recognizes paradigm-shifting discoveries in the life sciences, physics, and mathematics. Elledge is being honored for his wide-ranging contributions across multiple fields in biology.
Surgeons at Brigham and Women’s Hospital performed a double arm transplant for retired Marine Sergeant John Peck, who lost his arms and legs when he stepped on an improvised explosive device in 2010.
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