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Biostatistics Center
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


Center for Integration of Medicine & Innovative Technology (CIMIT)
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.


Division of Clinical Research
The Division of Clinical Research provides support, education and consultation services to the vast clinical research community at Massachusetts General Hospital.


Executive Committee on Research (ECOR)

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 / The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center

The Harvard University’s Clinical and Translational Science Center 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 Train
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 members.


Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO)
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.


Partners Research Cores

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.


Partners Human Research Committee
The Partners Human Research Committee (PHRC) is the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of Partners HealthCare. The PHRC reviews all human-subject research conducted by a Partners-affiliated investigator.


Partners Human Research Quality Improvement Program
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 Innovation

(formerly known as Research Ventures and Licensing (RVL)

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)
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.


Partners Research Navigator
Research Navigator contains resources to guide Partners employees through the research administrative process.

MGH Research Intranet
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 many external resources


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
Research Ally is a service to help you take part in research going on at Partners HealthCare.


Research Space Management Group
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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