Recent research and activities at Ragon

Recipients of the 2014 Seed Grants Announced

Five principal investigators from the US and South Africa were awarded the first round of funding from the new Ragon TB Seed Grants.   One of the primary missions of the Ragon Institute is to provide a means for rapidly funding promising studies and emerging concepts in the field of HIV research. Since 2009, the […]

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Ragon Team Receives Grant to Develop Engineered Cytotoxic T-Cells

The Ragon Institute fosters an environment that breaks down silos between different fields of science. This has allowed Dr. Brad Jones, Ragon Institute post-doctoral fellow, to move forwards with an idea that takes an innovative technology developed in the laboratory of Dr. Darrell Irvine for the treatment of cancer, and to combine it with the […]

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Employee Highlight: Alyssa Clark

The expressed goal of the Ragon Insitute is lofty: to harness the immune system to prevent and cure human disease.  But behind every principal investigator publishing a new finding is a team of support staff enabling their research.  In the offices, administrative assistants, regulatory staff, and grant administrators manage the office, monitor funding, and ensure […]

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Scully Receives Grant to Study Gender Differences in HIV Treatment

Dr. Eileen Scully, M.D., Ph.D. of Massachusetts General Hospital and the Ragon Institute has been awarded funding from amfAR’s Research Consortium on HIV Eradication (ARCHE) program.   Founded in 1985, amfAR, one of the world’s leading nonprofit organizations, is dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic through innovative research. The ARCHE program was launched in […]

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Ndhlovu Recognized by CAVD as Early Career Investigator

This month, Ragon Institute Instructor Zaza Ndhlovu, PhD was recognized by the Collaboration for AIDS Vaccine Discovery (CAVD) for significant contributions to research conducted within the CAVD.   The Collaboration for AIDS Vaccine Discovery (CAVD) is an international network of scientists and experts dedicated to designing a variety of novel HIV vaccine candidates and advancing […]

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