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For Researchers and Collaborators

Research-infused Care

Research is the backbone of our high-quality patient care.

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Support and resources

We at Mass General Brigham know our research-infused care is what sets us apart. Your breakthroughs drive medical innovation, expand our knowledge, and improve patient outcomes. We continue to provide support for the research activities of our member institutions and encourage research collaboration with external entities.


Other helpful resources

The Research Applications and Analytics Group (RAA) is composed of IS, analytics, and contract staff responsible for supporting the administrative systems required to manage the Mass General Brigham biomedical research portfolio.

For more information, contact:

Research Management is committed to identifying and adhering to best practices in grants and contracts administration, upholding the highest standards of integrity and fiduciary responsibility. Research Management seeks to proactively address the administrative demands on investigators by providing exceptional customer service to our distinguished research community and collaborators.

The Mass General Brigham Institutional Review Boards (IRB) must approve all human subject research conducted by a Mass General Brigham-affiliated investigator. The IRB follows written policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal regulations and local laws governing the protection of human subjects of research. The IRB has also developed written guidance documents that represent the current requirements and approach to various aspects of human research. For more information, contact

The Compliance and Education Office is responsible for providing education and support to investigators and study staff conducting clinical research studies at Mass General Brigham institutions. In addition, the Compliance and Education Office is required and has the authority to conduct audits (routine and for cause) of human subject research studies at Mass General Brigham institutions to ensure compliance with relevant federal and state regulations and institutional policies.

For more information, email or visit the Research Navigator website.

The Mass General Brigham Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) reviews biological research involving recombinant DNA (rDNA), infectious agents, human and non-human primate materials, and biological toxins conducted at Mass General Brigham.

For more information, contact Ryan Schlimgen, IBC Director, 857-282-1799 ,

Our consulting expertise covers a wide range of research services, including both pre- and post-award management. In addition, we offer training on these services for research and department staff. For a full list and description of services available:

The Division of Clinical Research (DCR) of the Mass General Research Institute and the Brigham and Women's Center for Clinical Investigation (CCI) provide clinical research support programs to enhance translational (bench to bedside) research, train clinical investigators and clinical research coordinators, increase clinical trial activity, and coordinate with the clinical research programs of the Harvard-Dana Farber Cancer Institute joint venture, and Harvard CATALYST, the Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center.

McLean Hospital also offers many programs to support the education and training of faculty, staff, and trainees. Information can be found on their Brainwaves intranet site (Mass General Brigham username and password required) or on the McLean Research Navigator site.

In addition, BWH, McLean, and MGH have centers devoted to faculty development, which aim to facilitate career advancement and support professional development.