Interrogating tumors

Interrogating tumors

It turns out that not every tumor is created equal, and Bo Rueda, PhD, associate director of the Vincent Center for Reproductive Biology (VCRB) and director of the MGH Vincent Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinical Fellows Research Program, is at the...
Surgery with an invisible scar

Surgery with an invisible scar

Surgery with an invisible scar: it almost sounds like science fiction. Instead, it has become a reality at the Vincent, where surgeons like David Boruta, MD, are pioneering a single-incision laparoscopy – minimally invasive surgery performed through one incision in...
Gift of a healthy pregnancy

Gift of a healthy pregnancy

For couples at risk of passing on a genetic disease to their children, the Mass General Fertility Center, led by faculty in the Vincent Department of OB/GYN, offers preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). “This a cutting-edge program that offers the ‘gift’ of an...
Revolutionizing egg freezing

Revolutionizing egg freezing

In recent years, the in vitro fertilization (IVF) program at Mass General, led by Vincent OB/GYN faculty, set an ambitious goal — to elevate the success rate of freezing human eggs. This is extremely challenging. Compared with sperm, which are easily frozen, eggs...
Everyone is our neighbor

Everyone is our neighbor

Vincent doctors are conducting research studies worldwide, advancing women’s health in regions that face enormous challenges. In Ghana, maternal-fetal expert Blair Wylie, MD, MPH (above), co-director of the Vincent OB/GYN Global Health Program, is studying how cook...