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The Cancer Center at BIDMC Opens a Personalized Immunotherapy Cancer Vaccine Facility

The Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) today announced the opening of the Randi and Brian Schwartz Family Cancer Immunotherapy and Cell Manipulation Facility. The state-of-the-art laboratory expands BIDMC’s research...
17-Sep-2018 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study: Massachusetts ICU Nurse Staffing Regulations Did Not Improve Patient Mortality and Complications

In 2014, Massachusetts lawmakers passed a law requiring a 1:1 or 2:1 patient-to-nurse staffing ratio in intensive care units (ICU) in the state, as guided by a tool that accounts for patient acuity and anticipated care intensity. The regulations...
4-Sep-2018 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Overcoming Resistance

In a recent paper published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research (CCR), Carmelo Nucera, MD, PhD, primary investigator in the thyroid cancer research program in the Division of Experimental Pathology in BIDMC’s Department of Pathology, and...
31-Aug-2018 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites


BIDMC Research Brief Digest: August 2018

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.
29-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Healing After Harm: Addressing The Emotional Toll of Harmful Medical Events

A multidisciplinary group of leaders from the Healing After Harm Conference Group, led by Sigall Bell, MD, Researcher at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Linda Kenney, Executive Director of Medically Induced Trauma Support Services...
22-Aug-2018 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Could Vitamin B3 Treat Acute Kidney Injury?

A multidisciplinary research team led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has determined that vitamin B3 has the potential to prevent acute kidney injury. Published in Nature Medicine, the findings bring clinicians one step closer to an...
20-Aug-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Blood Test Could Detect Kidney Cancer Up to Five Years Prior to Clinical Diagnosis

A team of investigators led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) medical oncologist Rupal Bhatt, MD, PhD, has demonstrated that a molecule called KIM-1, a protein present in the blood of some patients with renal cell carcinoma is present...
16-Aug-2018 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research May Help Rescue Antibiotics’ Effectiveness in the Face of Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Bacteria—especially Gram-negative strains—are becoming increasingly resistant to current antibiotic drugs, and the development of new classes of antibiotics has slowed. Faced with these challenges, investigators are studying the potential of...
10-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Easing the Discomfort of Restless Legs Syndrome

Jacqueline Chang, MD, a pulmonologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, shares common triggers of Restless Leg Syndrom (RLS).
21-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT

A Healthy Regimen for Patients with Cancer

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center dietitian, Juliana Gilenberg, RD, LDN, CNSC, shares tips for a healthy regimen for patients with cancer.
13-Sep-2018 10:15 AM EDT

What a Leading Cardiologist Eats for Breakfast

A leading cardiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center shares what he eats for breakfast
24-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Traveling Safely with Heart Disease

Dr. Eli Gelfand, Chief of the Outpatient Cardiology Clinic at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is available for interview to discuss traveling safely with heart disease.
7-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Calling All Baby Boomers: Get Tested for Hepatitis C

Michael Curry, MD, Section Chief, Hepatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, suggests that baby boomers should get tested for Hepatits C.
26-Jul-2018 4:45 PM EDT

Does Sparkling Water Hydrate You?

24-Jul-2018 4:45 PM EDT


Heat wave watch: ED physician available to share tips on how to safely beat the heat

29-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is renowned for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, teaching and community service. Located in the heart of Boston's medical community, it hosts nearly three quarters of a million patient visits annually in and around Boston.

The medical center is distinguished by its excellence in surgery (including general, cardiovascular, thoracic, gastrointestinal, solid organ transplant and vascular surgery), with minimally invasive approaches to many procedures. BIDMC is also known for treatment of cardiac conditions, cancer, and pulmonary and thoracic disorders; and for our expertise in neurosciences, gastroenterology and liver disease, obstetrics and women's health, podiatry, and emergency and trauma medicine. BIDMC is the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox.

BIDMC provides an exceptionally caring environment for patients and families, especially through its "heart and soul" programs - geriatric care, social work, palliative care and affiliated community health centers.


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