New PLoS Biology paper presents detailed, standardized citation data annotated for multiple impact indicators and their composite across science. Ralph Weissleder is in the top 0.01% of scientists based on their impact. Several other CSB PIs are in the top 1%. The raw data are available for download.
The Chedza Study has started with the first enrollments. This project is evaluating the accuracy of a near-to-care device for the diagnosis of breast cancer and, separately, non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The team opted to name the project Chedza (light in Sekalanga) as the new instrument developed by CSB Biomedical Engineering Program uses the bending of light around cancer cells and a smartphone camera to permit diagnosis in a few minutes.
Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Innovation in Early Cancer Detection (CIECD) selected Cesar M. Castro to receive funding to support research on new technologies and innovations in early cancer detection and diagnosis. Congratulations, Cesar!
Maaz Ahmed and Chris Rodell (Weissleder lab) presented at the annual MGH Post Doctoral Division’s Research Fellow Poster Celebration. Chris received the Tayyaba Hasan Poster of Prestige Award which recognizes outstanding contributions to the MGH research enterprise. Congratulations!
Daem Celestin, an undergraduate student from Northeastern University, won the Research Award in the Physical and Life Sciences at the RISE: 2019 event. She has been working on the nPLEX technology for high-throughput EV protein analysis under the guidance of Drs. Hyungsoon Im and Cesar Castro.
Congratulations to Jeremy Gungabeesoon (Pittet lab) for becoming a 2019 Landry Cancer Biology Fellow at Harvard University. This is a big honor!
Three CSB researchers - Clemens Alt, PhD (Lin Lab), Cameron McAlpine, PhD and Shun He, PhD (Swirski Lab) - won Poster of Distinction award at the Annual Meeting of the MGH Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). Congratulations!
Jouha Min and Jina Ko (Weissleder Lab) participated in the Mass General Research Institute Science Slam, which was co-hosted by Mass General's five thematic research centers. The event gave scientists the chance to speak about their science in front of a live audience without using slides or scientific jargon. Checkout video highlights!