7T MRI Unit

7T MRI Offers New Insight Into Multiple Sclerosis

The Brigham’s 7T MRI unit, just the second in the country to be approved for clinical use, revealed that a potential biomarker of brain inflammation in patients affected by multiple sclerosis is more common than previously thought.

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Robert Chelsea with Dr. Pomahac

Brigham Surgeons Perform First Full Face Transplant for Black Patient

The 16-hour surgery, involving a team of over 45 surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists, residents and research fellows, and led by Bohdan Pomahac, MD, was the ninth face transplant procedure at the Brigham and the 15th nationwide.

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January 20, 2020
More Than 2 Million Patients with Heart Disease Report Use of Marijuana

Effects on heart health understudied, but observational evidence suggests alarming link between marijuana and increased heart risk  Read More...

January 20, 2020
New Technique Predicts Which Melanoma Patients Are at Risk for Cancer Recurrence and Spread

Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital present a new, quantitative technique that leverages DNA sequencing to make more sophisticated and accurate predictions about which primary melanomas are likely to recur and spread.  Read More...

January 16, 2020
Survivors of Firearm Violence Have Worse Long-Term Outcomes Than Motor Vehicle Crash Survivors

Study finds more chronic pain, more cases of post-traumatic stress disorder and worse physical and mental health-related quality-of-life  Read More...