Departments & Divisions

The innovation, research and discovery at the Brigham cut across department, with inter-disciplinary and interdepartmental collaborations fostered by the Brigham Research Institute. These links will take you back to

  • Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases
  • Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine
  • Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Epilepsy and Sleep Neurology
  • General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
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  • Headache and Pain
  • Medical Physics and Biophysics
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    • Cardiovascular Medicine
    • Channing Division of Network Medicine
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    • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
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    • Genetics
    • Global Health Equity
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    • Medical Oncology
    • Palliative Medicine
    • Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    • Renal Medicine
    • Rheumatology, Immunology and Immunity
    • Sleep and Circadian Disorders
    • Women’s Health
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis and Neuro-Immunology
  • Neurology
  • Neuro-Critical Care
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral Medicine & Dentistry
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric Newborn Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiology
  • Stroke and Cerebrovascular
  • Surgery Research
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Translational Medicine
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Trauma, Burn and Critical Care
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery
Brigham Research Institute Departments Event Recap News

Brigham Research Institute Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 5PM, Cabot Atrium

The Brigham Research Institute (BRI) capped off a decade of supporting discovery and innovation last week with a celebration honoring its community and accomplishments. At a reception in Cabot Atrium on June 1, 2016, members of the research community gathered to share food and drink and hear remarks from the BRI’s past and current directors.

“The Brigham Research Institute was originally conceived of as an experiment. Today, it is a powerful force of collaboration.”

Thomas Kupper, MD, Chair, Department of Dermatology, Inaugural Director of the Brigham Research Institute

Kupper highlighted research funding programs, such as the Fund to Sustain Research Excellence (FSRE), which provides interim support to sustain research projects that are likely to receive federal funding in the future. Through the FSRE, the BRI has distributed more than $6 million to 95 investigators. In turn, award recipients have used that to attain more than $200 million in funding.

“I’m proud to have launched the Fund to Sustain Research Excellence (FSRE) and to have been on the committee that hired our Executive Director, Jacqueline M. Slavik, PhD, MMSc.

Thomas Kupper, MD, Chair, Department of Dermatology, Inaugural Director of the Brigham Research Institute

In total, the BRI has distributed more than $10 million in awards since 2006 through the FSRE, micro-grants and other competitive funding programs, such as the BRI Director’s $500K Transformative Award, BRIght Futures Fund and BWH Health & Technology Innovation Fund.

Slavik, who has served as executive director since the BRI launched, introduced each of the BRI’s past and present directors, including Kupper, Cynthia Morton, PhD, Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD (in absentia), Christine Seidman, PhD, and Richard Blumberg, MD, who highlighted milestones and achievements from their tenure as directors.

During the celebration, attendees were encouraged to submit one-word answers to the question, “What does the BRI mean to you?” By providing this feedback to the BRI, attendees could be entered into a raffle for prizes.