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The Translational Naviagation team at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

COVID-19 Connections

August 4, 2020 | Harvard Catalyst collaborations a key to pandemic progress.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Launches

July 31, 2020 | Our Connector program director, Lindsey Baden, plays key role in COVID-19 vaccine trial.

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How Massachusetts Became First in Nation to Contact Trace

July 9, 2020 | Behind-the-scenes efforts at Harvard University lead to large-scale contact tracing in Massachusetts.

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Maurizion Fava with MGH Depression and Clinical Research Program staff laughing at monthly meeting.

Five Questions with Maurizio Fava

May 15, 2020 | Our associate dean for clinical and translational research discusses his work treating depression and his thoughts on the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare delivery.

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Kylene Karnuth, left, a clinical lab scientist, and Robyn Kincaid, technical specialist, work with coronavirus samples as part of a University of Minnesota trial to see whether hydroxychloroquine can prevent or reduce the severity of covid-19. (Craig Lassig/Reuters)

Chaotic Search for Coronavirus Treatments Undermines Efforts, Experts Say

April 17, 2020 | Federal officials say they are devising plans for a wide-ranging partnership to organize research.

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Dealing with Stress, Anxiety, and Grief During COVID-19

April 14, 2020 | Francis Collins, director of the NIH, and Joshua Gordon, director of NIH's Institute of Mental Health, discuss the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and strategies for coping with anxiety and stress.

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