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Who We Are

COBTH represents 12 teaching hospitals  in the Greater Boston area. Learn more about who we are and what we do here. 

The Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the full mission of Boston’s teaching hospitals:

  • Providing world-renowned clinical care,

  • Training the next generation of physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals,

  • Discovering and advancing new treatments and cures, and

  • Responding to the public health needs of our community.

FDA policy in response to COVID-19 offers blueprint for regulation of LDTs: study

September 17, 2021

MedTech Dive

FDA's temporary changes to laboratory-developed test regulation early in the pandemic can provide a blueprint for ongoing regulatory oversight of the field, a study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has found.

Auto-injecting pill could deliver drugs normally given by shots

September 16, 2021

The Hill

A team based at Novo Nordisk, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Brigham and Women’s Hospital has developed a capsule that can be taken orally and which injects a drug treatment when it reaches the stomach.

How do faulty genes drive cancer? There's a surprising immune connection, study finds

September 16, 2021

Fierce Biotech

The study started with a hunch from Stephen Elledge, Ph.D., professor of genetics Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Howard Hughes researcher.