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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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Zoom screenshot showing Patrizia Vannini with her research team, including her summer mentee.

Five Questions with Patrizia Vannini

August 9, 2021 | A mentor in our summer internship program discusses research with her mentee investigating stress and post-traumatic growth during COVID-19.

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Mentoring is written in blue and lit up with various smaller words around it, including the words career, vision, and leadership.

New Connections

July 30, 2021 | Program provides mentors, community for junior researchers.

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Screenshot taken on Zoom showing side-by-side photos of Mora and her mentor.

Five Questions with VRIP Intern Ariana Mora

July 19, 2021 | Our summer intern discusses her research evaluating healthcare spending & clinical outcomes among disadvantaged populations.

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