Francoise Mornex is first female recipient of Heine H. Hansen Award [ELCC press release]

IMAGE: Françoise Mornex is Professor of Oncology at the Université Claude Bernard in Lyon, France, and practices radiation and medical oncology at the Hospices Civils de Lyon. view more  Credit: ©European Society for Medical Oncology Lugano, Switzerland, 20 March 2019 – The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the International Association for the Study of…

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Early discharge after lung surgery benefits patients without raising readmission risk

PHILADELPHIA — When hospitals implement programs to optimize patients’ recovery from surgery, healthcare costs fall and patients show improved outcomes. One major benefit of the programs–known as enhanced recovery pathways–include shorter hospital stays. But thoracic surgeons are often reluctant to discharge patients on an accelerated timeframe for fear early discharge might harm their patients and…

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Alana gift to MIT launches Down syndrome research center, disability technology program

IMAGE: Center Co-Director Li-Huei Tsai (standing) works an MIT lab with Senior Alana fellow Hiruy Meharena. view more  As part of MIT’s continued mission to help build a better world, the Institute announced the creation of the Alana Down Syndrome Center, an innovative new research endeavor, technology development initiative, and fellowship program launched with a $28.6…

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