Resources at MGH
The Biostatistics Center offers MGH Investigators consultations and
expertise on a range of relevant areas to researchers as they launch
new translational and basic research projects. Consulting for basic
science projects is sponsored by ECOR, and can be accessed by
contacting Dr. Dianne Finkelstein, Director of Biostatistics.
CIMIT's mission is to foster collaboration among clinicians, technologists,
and entrepreneurs to accelerate innovation and catalyze the discovery,
development, and implementation of innovative healthcare technologies.
The Division of Clinical Research provides support, education and
consultation services to the vast clinical research community.
ECOR has responsibility for providing strategic guidance to MGH leadership
and MGH Trustees regarding future research growth and priorities within
MGH, across Partners, and with affiliated external institutions.
Harvard Catalyst serves the research community by offering courses and
educational programs, research consulting, tools for study design and
clinical trial collaboration, guidance on regulatory issues, and pilot
funding for novel, high-impact projects – all available to trainees,
fellows, and faculty.
Harvard Catalyst offers numerous online and in-person courses, as well as
training programs ranging from short programs providing an overview of c/t
research to multi-year, advanced programs for senior fellows and faculty.
The MGPO is dedicated to excellence and innovation in patient care,
teaching, and research. The organization is committed to reducing the
administrative burden for our physicians and promoting career development
and individual well-being.
Research core facilities at Partners HealthCare bring state-of-the-art
instrumentation, methodologies and expertise crucial to the promotion of
research on our campuses and beyond. There are over eighty cores
established to share their expertise, facilities and equipment in order to
efficiently use resources, promote collaboration, and further enhance the
competitiveness of Partners investigators to secure research funding.
The Partners Human Research Committee (PHRC) is the Institutional
Review Board (IRB) of Partners HealthCare. The PHRC reviews all
human-subject research conducted by an investigator.
The Partners Human Research Quality Improvement (QI) Program is
committed to providing on-going support and education to the research
community. The office works closely with investigators to ensure optimal
conduct of human research within the framework of federal regulations,
institutional policies, and good clinical practice.
Partners HealthCare Innovation works directly with researchers at various
Partners Institutions to commercialize their innovations. It is Partners
Innovation's mission to enable commercialization through the best route
for a given technology, and ensure that technologies can benefit patients.
Partners Research Information Science and Computing (RISC) support
research by providing scientific services and technology, a centralized
clinical data registry, genomics IT, specimen banking, and administrative
systems. These specialized applications, processes and resources
support basic, biomedical and clinical research missions across
the academic medical centers of Partners HealthCare.
Research Navigator contains resources to guide Partners employees
through the research administrative process.
The MGH Research Intranet brings together many resources that can help
investigators, including grant funding information, award forms and
resources, research policies and procedures, and links to external
- PhD Steering Committee
The PhD Steering Committee is a small group of self-identified MGH-based
faculty who share a common interest in enhancing the research
environment on our campus with a particular focus on issues unique to
people with basic science training working within a clinical department
structure. For more information about this group, please contact
Wilma M. Wasco, PhD or Samuel D. Rabkin, PhD.
Research Ally is a service to help you take part in research going on at
The Research Space Management Group fosters an equitable and
cost-effective use of research space and resources through data collection,
unbiased analysis, and efficient project management while maintaining
MGH and government policies.
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