Category Archives: events

Clinical Research Coordinators Volunteer at the Celebration of Life

At the Ragon Institute, the communities and individuals affected by HIV and AIDS are the driving force behind the science. While much of our work focuses on the epicenter of the epidemic in Durban, South Africa, we know the importance of engaging communities in Boston as well. On Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 a team of […]

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Team Ragon Raises Funds for 2018 AIDS Walk & 5K Run

Bright and early on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018, the members of Team Ragon arrived on the Boston Common for the 33rd Annual AIDS Walk and 5K Run. Representing the Ragon Institute with more than 30 walkers and runners and a combined team fundraising total of $66,145.66, Team Ragon secured its place as the event’s top […]

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Ragon Top Fundraiser for 2017 AIDS Walk Boston

For the first time, long-time participant, the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard is the top fundraising team of the AIDS Walk and 5K Run Boston with a total of  $91,543 raised, the most ever raised by an individual team!     The event was held on Sunday, June 4, 2017 and drew thousands […]

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2017 Global Health Expo

May 15

On Wednesday May 10th, 2017, Ragon participated in the Massachusetts General Hospital Global Health Expo, held in the Bulfinch tent on the main MGH campus.   This annual event, sponsored by the Mass General Center for Global Health, offers an opportunity for the MGH community to learn more about the exceptional breadth of global health […]

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2016 HIV Prevention Workshop

The 7th annual HIV Prevention Workshop hosted by the Ragon Institute, the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa( CAPRISA), and the HIV Pathogenesis Program, took place in Magaliesburg, South Africa from 18 – 30 November 2016. More than 80 scientists and students participated in the workshop from local and international research […]

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World AIDS Day 2017 Events

Nov 29

World AIDS Day, held on the 1st December each year, is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. Wearing a red ribbon is one simple way to do this.  You can also show your support […]

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Ragon Supports Annual Celebration of Life Event

On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, the Ragon Institute supported the Celebration of Life Thanksgiving Dinner at the Hynes Convention Center.   Every year, Victory Programs Boston Living Center hosts the Celebration of Life event which honors Boston community members living with HIV/AIDS.  This year, the event featured a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner, live entertainment and a Resource […]

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Catalyst Event Benefits Ragon

Oct 31

On September 9th, our Tech Square neighbor Catalyst Restaurant held their 5th anniversary celebration and they graciously incorporated a fund raiser into their event with the proceeds to benefit the Ragon Institute.  Over 225 guests attended the event and enjoyed the great food and entertainment from hula dancers.   The event raised $4600 which will […]

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2016 Ragon Institute Retreat

Oct 06

This fall, Ragon Institute faculty and students gathered in Brewster, MA for an intensive three days of scientific discussion, poster sessions, and team building exercises. Click images to view larger.

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Workshop Encourages Rethinking of Global Health

On May 9th 2016, the first Rethinking Global Health workshop was held at the MIT Media Lab. This event, organized by the newly formed student organization MIT Cost-effective Healthcare Initiative, was attended by a diverse group of over 180 students, faculty members, physicians, NGO representatives and industry representatives.   The goal of the workshop was […]

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