The research community at Partners is made up of thousands of principal investigators, researchers, and support staff across several hospitals. Partners provides the administrative, financial, and regulatory oversight to the hospitals to support their research projects. Collaboration among our institutions and health care professionals is central to our efforts to advance our mission. Information related to the Partners research support offices is available in the Research Support Offices section. For further information on specific aspects of research activities, please visit each hospital's page.
With more than 1,000 principal investigators and over 3,700 researchers, BWH
is an international powerhouse in biomedical research.
The Brigham Research Institute (BRI) is comprised of nine research centers and five programs that provide
opportunities for BWH researchers to collaborate on research aimed at
accelerating the pace of discovery.
Research at Massachusetts General Hospital integrates the full
spectrum of "bench to bedside" discovery. Laboratory scientists work
collaboratively with clinicians to make discoveries and turn them into
treatments, diagnostics and devices that improve our quality of life.
Bringing the discovery full circle from "bedside back to bench,"
Mass General clinicians identify shortcomings in our medical arsenal and work
with laboratory scientists to inform opportunities to address them.
McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, is home to the nation's oldest and
foremost research program in a psychiatric hospital setting. Since 1888 McLean
has been dedicated to studying the role of biological factors in mental illness,
and today the hospital has over three acres of floor space dedicated to this
Research at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH) focuses on several areas of rehabilitative medicine including: aging, autism, adaptive medicine, cardiovascular medicine, integrative medicine, motion analysis, muscle cell physiology, pain management, robotic therapy, spinal cord injury, stroke, and traumatic brain injury.