Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care system that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community locally and globally. Researchers at Partners are at the forefront of ongoing research activities in drug discovery, genetics, clinical patient care, diagnostics, information technology and preventive medicine. Programs in research enable our hospitals to bring new medical advances to the bedside – and to medical professionals and patients worldwide.
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital continue to top the list of independent hospital recipients of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding in the country. McLean Hospital ranks as a top recipient among private psychiatric hospitals.
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Partners supports the research activities at our member institutions by facilitating administrative, financial and regulatory requirements of our research efforts and supporting collaborations with and among our institutions and health care professionals. Collaboration among our institutions and health care professionals is central to our efforts to advance our mission.
Partners HealthCare does not make or receive grants. Grants are received by our member institutions:
The Investigator Annual Updates are created to provide investigators with high-level updates on research administration activities at the end of each fiscal year. Click the links below to review each report.
Research Navigator is an application designed to help employees manage and understand the research lifecycle.
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Access to Research Navigator is based on your license to Office 365, which most of the Partners research community already has. If you are unable to login using the instructions here, please "Request Access" to get your license activated.