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The HARVARD Gazette: When Parasites Catch Viruses

  • November 7, 2012
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When humans have parasites, the organisms live in our bodies, co-opt our resources, and cause disease. However, it turns out that parasites themselves can have their own co-habitants. Researchers from Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and State University…

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Maternal Bacteria Linked to Pretermborn’s Health

  • February 7, 2011
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Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and colleagues at Children’s Hospital of Boston have found that specific types of bacteria that colonize the placenta during pregnancy could prevent illness or predispose to illness associated with preterm birth. These findings are…

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Fichorova Lab Receives Accreditation

Based on the results of a recent on-site inspection, BWH Genital Tract Biology has been awarded an accreditation by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). Director Raina N. Fichorova, MD, PhD, (pictured) and research…

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Congratulations on a New Research Program

  • February 1, 2002
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Raina Fichorova, MD, received funding for her first independent NIH award. The funding is for four years, beginning October 2001, and is part of a program project funded by NICHD. Raina received a Connors Seed Grant for Gender Biology Research…

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