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Helping our patients and their families get back to what matters most.

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Virtual Care during the COVID-19 outbreak

We are committed to delivering care throughout this crisis, and have rapidly expanded our virtual care programs across the Brigham. In order to receive more of your care over the phone and through video, please sign up for Patient Gateway and watch our video explaining how our virtual visit program works.

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COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus 2019)

The Brigham is closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 outbreak and has been preparing to care for patients with it since January. Learn about COVID-19 symptoms, how to prevent its spread, where you can get tested if you suspect you have it and other general COVID-19 information.

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Our mission is to accelerate discoveries that improve human health.

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Brigham COVID-19 Response Fund

Your contribution will aid our efforts on every front as we work together to defeat COVID-19, care for our patients and families in their hours of greatest need, and emerge stronger than ever.

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Richard Sherwood, PhD

The CRISPR Whisperer

Richard Sherwood, PhD, an investigator in the Division of Genetics, and his lab work with the gene editing technology CRISPR to answer research questions, including understanding why certain mutations cause high cholesterol.

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Brigham Performs First Face Transplant for Black Patient

In July, during a 16-hour surgery that included a team of over 45 physicians, nurses, anesthesiologists, residents and research fellows, Robert Chelsea became the first black patient — and, at age 68, the oldest — in the U.S. to receive a full face transplant in a procedure performed at the Brigham.

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We are inspired by our patients’ courage, our caregivers’ compassion, and our scientists’ curiosity—all fueled by our donors’ generosity.

Imagine what we can do together.