COBTH in the News

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.

From the front lines of COVID to the president’s office: David Brown takes over at MGH

September 16, 2021

The Boston Globe

Brown became president of MGH last week, taking the helm with recent and vivid memories of treating suffering patients and toiling beside other doctors and nurses through the unrelenting pressure of the pandemic.

Mass General Number One Employer in 2021 Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program

September 15, 2021

Mass General News

Massachusetts General Hospital has a longstanding commitment to providing local youth with summer employment, partnering annually with the Boston Mayor’s Summer Jobs program.

Industry Leader Sounds Alarm On 'Mental Health Crisis' In Mass., Pitches Legislation To Increase Access

September 15, 2021

WBUR

Dr. Patrick Aquino, chair of the psychiatry division at Lahey Hospital said Massachusetts is grappling with an "acute shortage of psychiatrists" at the same time that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought on "an ever-increasing need for mental health treatment."