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Meena Nathan headshot.

Five Questions with Meena Nathan

November 15, 2022 | Why mentoring matters: Guidance from our Visiting Research Internship Program.

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Bryan Torres headshot.

Five Questions with Bryan Torres

October 12, 2022 | Latino roots tie mentee to mentor in Visiting Research Internship Program.

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Jonathan Gaffin with VRIP intern Gaby Sierraa.

Five Questions with Jonathan Gaffin

September 27, 2022 | Our Visiting Research Internship Program marks pulmonologist’s foray into structured mentorship.

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Gezzer Ortega and Bryan Torres looking at a laptop at a table together.

Five Questions with Gezzer Ortega

September 13, 2022 | Our summer internship mentor’s lived experience as first-generation American informs his research – and guidance of medical students.

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Gerald Lilly sitting on a bench with his dog.

Five Questions with Gerald Lilly

June 7, 2022 | Alum of our summer c/t research intensive says VRIP sparked life-changing quest for science career.

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Members of The MIND Project sit outside on a lawn at a monthly meeting.

Five Questions with Walid Yassine

November 16, 2021 | A neuropsychiatry research associate discusses the group he founded to tackle scientific and life challenges caused by neurodevelopment disorders.

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Chan in her building at MIT collecting supplies to donate to MGH during March 2020 of the pandemic when supplies were low.

Five Questions with Diane Chan

October 19, 2021 | A graduate of our KL2 CMeRIT program and C/T Research Academy discusses her research on Alzheimer's disease.

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Headshot of Altaf Saadi

Five Questions with Altaf Saadi

August 31, 2021 | Our summer internship program mentor discusses her longstanding commitment to working with refugee, asylum seeker, and immigrant communities.

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