An Inside Look at OrACORe’s Newest Study on Inflammation and Osteoarthritis

  • March 19, 2020

Lindsey A. MacFarlane, MD, MPH OrACORe’s newest study, INFORM (Inflammation and Osteoarthritis at the Brigham), is just getting started! Leading the project is Dr. Lindsey A. MacFarlane, MD, MPH, a practicing rheumatologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a clinical investigator at OrACORe. She shared her inspiration for studying knee osteoarthritis, details on the INFORM study, and insights into grant…

5 Questions for First-Year Research Assistants: Val Leifer

  • January 29, 2020

This is the fifth in a series of interviews we are conducting with each of our first-year research assistants about their OrACORe experience so far. Val Leifer began working as an OrACORe research assistant in the summer of 2019, after graduating from Harvard College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in English.…

V-Day Event: “Caring for Survivors of Interpersonal Violence with Complex Medical Needs: Fostering Resilience” February 6th

  • January 22, 2020

The fifth annual event honoring V-Day will take place on Thursday, Feb. 6th, 4-5:30 p.m., in Bornstein Amphitheater. V-Day is a celebration of female empowerment and is held to recognize, and begin to remedy, issues of violence against women and girls. The Brigham event will occur in concert with hundreds of other V-Day events taking place nationally and internationally. This…

5 Questions for First-Year Research Assistants: Peter Bensen

  • January 15, 2020

This is the fourth in a series of interviews we are conducting with each of our first-year research assistants about their OrACORe experience so far. Peter Bensen joined OrACORe as a research assistant in the summer of 2019 after returning to the U.S. from Indonesia, where he taught English for a year as a Fulbright scholar. He graduated in 2018…