Massachusetts General Hospital

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Jayaraj Rajagopal, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School

The lung is a vertebrate invention that allowed the early tetrapods to leave the water and colonize the land. Oxygen is the essential actor in aerobic metabolism and the lung's cardinal function is to mediate the efficient transfer of oxygen from the atmosphere to the circulatory system. Given the lung's essential function, diseases of the lung are often life-threatening or incapacitating.... Read more about Jayaraj Rajagopal, MD

Amar Sahay, PhD

Amar Sahay, PhD

Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School

The incidence and complexity of mental illnesses and cognitive impairments associated with ageing and Alzheimer’s disease underscores the need to develop novel treatments. Our mission is to generate fundamental insights into the role of adult hippocampal neurogenesis, the process by which neural stem cells generate dentate granule neurons throughout life, in hippocampal functions in encoding, memory processing and modulation of mood.... Read more about Amar Sahay, PhD