About Discover Brigham

Discover Brigham is an annual event that provides the community a firsthand look at all the incredible action going on behind-the-scenes at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. This unique event is free and open to the public and showcases current projects and accomplishments of investigators that are paving the way for further discovery and innovation.

Join us this year for nine engaging sessions presented by Brigham researchers with topics ranging from opioids and pain management to breakthrough findings in blood from plants. The day will also feature interactive demos and a poster session.

Whether you are an experienced physician, patient, scientist, community member or a fifth-grade student, anyone with an interest in healthcare or the inner workings of research at the Brigham will be captivated by Discover Brigham’s wide variety of activities and sessions.

We can’t wait to see you in November – take a look back at last year’s event in this article in BWH Clinical & Research News.

What: Discover Brigham

When: Thursday, November 7, 2019 | 11AM - 6PM

Where: Locations Across Brigham and Women's Hospital

Who: Everyone! This event is free and open to the public!



Testimonials from some past Discover Brigham attendees and participants.

"Poster sessions and live demos were a great interactive way to learn about new research!"

"I had a positive experience presenting my poster in the Cabot Atrium and was able to learn about exciting new research from my fellow presenters"

"Great to have multidisciplinary panels centered around [different] topics of interest - wide variety of perspectives!"

About Brigham Research

Discover Brigham is hosted by the Brigham Research Institute (BRI), under the umbrella of Brigham Health. Launched in 2005, the BRI’s mission is to accelerate discoveries that improve human health by bridging the gaps between science, communication and funding. The BRI’s resources help to foster groundbreaking interdepartmental and interdisciplinary research. They provide a voice for the research community and raise the profile of Brigham Research.

In FY17-FY18, the BRI gave out a total of $4,069,082 from various funding mechanisms to Brigham researchers.