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Whitehead Member Ankur Jain

June 5, 2018

Ankur Jain Joins Whitehead Institute

Jain will investigate the biology of RNA aggregation 

Whitehead Founding Member Gerald Fink

May 16, 2018

Whitehead Institute Founding Member Gerald Fink Receives Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Killian Award

The award, which is among MIT’s highest honors, recognizes Fink’s standing as a scientist who has fundamentally changed the way researchers approach biological problems

Image of planarians

April 19, 2018

New single-cell database to propel biological studies

Whitehead team analyzes transcriptomes for roughly 70,000 cells in planarians, creates publicly available database to drive research in a variety of organisms and fields

Whitehead Institute BOD chair Charles D. Ellis

April 18, 2018

Whitehead Institute’s Chair of Board of Directors elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Charles D. Ellis joins five Whitehead faculty who hold membership

Illustration of a woman with breast cancer

April 11, 2018

Study suggests perioperative NSAIDs may prevent early metastatic relapse in post-surgical breast cancer patients

Mouse study links early metastasis to systemic inflammation caused by wound healing

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