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November 12, 2020

Blake Kent has published a piece in the PHRS Bulletin describing our published academic work on religion, spirituality, and health among the Mediators of Atherosclerosis among South Asians Living in America (MASALA) cohort...

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December 11, 2019
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On December 5th, 2019, Dr. Alexandra Shields (Center Director) gave the 9th Armand M. Nicholi, Jr., M.D., and Ingrid Nicholi Lecture in Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital

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December 11, 2019
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On December 5th, 2019, Dr. Alexandra Shields (Center Director) gave the 9th Armand M. Nicholi, Jr., M.D., and Ingrid Nicholi Lecture in Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital

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April 12, 2017
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Our group recently published the first systematic review that critically assesses the full range of clinical associations that have been reported in relation to DNA methylation of HPA axis genes in adults....

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December 9, 2016
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The Jamaica Cancer Care and Research Institute (JACCRI), is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving access to quality cancer care for all Jamaicans.

The aims and goals of JACCRI are achieved through: (1) conducting cutting edge research to understand the etiology of cancer in Jamaica and optimal intervention strategies; (2) identifying and replicating successful cancer prevention strategies for Jamaica; (3) providing training opportunities for Jamaican oncologists, palliative care providers, and allied health professionals at all levels; and (4) improving the...

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March 19, 2016
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John Templeton Foundation Awards $6.5 million to Harvard/MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities.

The Harvard / MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities, directed by Alexandra E. Shields, is pleased to announce its recent $6.5M award from the John Templeton Foundation to support the creation of the National Consortium on Psychosocial Stress, Spirituality, and Health. This Consortium will pursue cutting edge research on the mechanistic pathways through which psychosocial stressors contribute to the etiology of highly...

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