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Massachusetts Eye and Ear Names Dr. David S. Friedman Director of Glaucoma Service

Mass. Eye and Ear is pleased to welcome David S. Friedman, MD, MPH, PhD, as Director of the Glaucoma Service, Co-Director of the Ophthalmology Glaucoma Center of Excellence, Medical Director of Clinical Research at Mass. Eye and Ear, and a member of...
1-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Microglia, the Immune Cells of the Central Nervous System, Shown to Regulate Neuroinflammation

A research team at Massachusetts Eye and Ear has shown that microglia, the immune cells of the central nervous system—including the retina —serve as “gatekeepers” of neuroinflammation. Uveitis is one of the leading causes of blindness...
22-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Chief Medical Officer Starts at Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Aalok Agarwala, MD, MBA, has been appointed the new Chief Medical Officer of Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and joined the senior leadership team April 1 in this new role.
18-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Genomic Study Identifies Pathway for How Enterococcus faecalis Bacteria Causes Antibiotic Resistant Infection

A new study led by a research team from Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School describes how bacteria adapted to the modern hospital environment and repeatedly cause antibiotic-resistant bloodstream infections. This study examined one...
17-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Adhesive Gel Bonds to Eye Surface, Could Repair Injuries Without Surgery

Corneal injuries are a common cause of visual impairment worldwide, with more than 1.5 million new cases of corneal blindness reported every year. With the goal of addressing this unmet clinical need, researchers set out to develop an adhesive...
28-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Massachusetts Eye and Ear appoints Chief Medical Officer, Chief of Anesthesia

Following a nationwide search, Mass. Eye and Ear named Aalok Agarwala, MD, MBA, as Chief Medical Officer, and Kathrin Bourdeu, MD, PhD, as Chief of Anesthesia.
16-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Electrical stimulation in the nose induces sense of smell in human subjects

Physicians at Massachusetts Eye and Ear have, for the first time, induced a sense of smell in humans by using electrodes in the nose to stimulate nerves in the olfactory bulb, a structure in the brain where smell information from the nose is...
27-Nov-2018 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Exosomes “Swarm” to Protect Against Bacteria Inhaled Through the Nose

A research team from Massachusetts Eye and Ear describes a newly discovered mechanism in a report published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI). The findings shed new light on our immune systems — and also pave the way for...
5-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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The Massachusetts Eye and Ear is a specialty hospital dedicated to excellence in the care of disorders that affect the eye, ear, nose, throat, and adjacent regions of the head and neck. The Mass. Eye and Ear provides primary care and serves as a referral center for outpatient and inpatient medical and surgical care.

In conjunction with Harvard Medical School, Mass. Eye and Ear is committed to the education of future health care professionals, as well as the education of the public concerning the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the diseases in its specialties and concerning the rehabilitation of patients handicapped by these diseases.

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