Thematic Centers

Massachusetts General Hospital is home to five thematic research centers where clinicians and scientists chart new terrain in biomedical research to treat and prevent human disease and bring the latest advances to patient care.  Each center works to develop creative approaches to treat a broad spectrum of disease.

The Center for Computational and Integrative Biology develops drug therapies using discoveries in biomedical and computational research.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Genomic Medicine is a multidisciplinary crossdepartmental center with the central mission of facilitating the genetic research cycle.

The Center for Regenerative Medicine investigates new therapies to regenerate damaged tissues and overcome debilitating chronic disease.

The Center for Systems Biology analyzes how the human body’s biological and physiological functions work together to impact health and disease.

The Wellman Center for Photomedicine is dedicated to improving health and quality of life through discovery, understanding and application of new diagnostic and therapeutic uses of light in biomedicine. The pioneering research at the Wellman Center has been developed into successful clinical applications and treatments.