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Chhatwal Lab

COVID-19 modeling consortium: Since April 2020, Dr. Jagpreet Chhatwal has led a multi-institutional COVID-19 modeling consortium ( that aims to inform several time-sensitive policy decisions around management and mitigation of COVID-19 in the U.S. The consortium is funded by research grants from the National Science Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, and Gorton and Betty Moore Foundation. Findings … Read more

Cunningham Lab

Optimization of Treatment of Patients with Papillary Thyroid Cancer Thyroid cancer is common and is increasing in incidence, prevalence and societal cost. Yet, the effects of current clinical practice are unknown. Moreover, most of the increased incidence is in low-risk smaller tumors and in younger patients, making the potential for consequences of overtreatment greater. Our … Read more

Knudsen Lab

PI: Amy B. Knudsen, PhD Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Randomized trials have shown that routine screening for colorectal cancer can reduce both the incidence of and the mortality from the disease. However, due to practical limitations, randomized trials cannot be performed to address all questions … Read more

About the ITA

The mission of the Institute for Technology Assessment (ITA) is to conduct health outcomes research to guide the development, evaluation, and utilization of medical technologies that improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of medical care. The Institute was established in 1997 (originally known as the Decision Analysis and Technology Assessment (DATA) Group), in order to support … Read more

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Heavier Drinking During Pandemic Means More Liver Disease to Come

Liver disease is projected to be one of those, with 8,000 additional deaths from alcohol-related liver disease, 18,700 cases of liver failure and 1,000 cases of liver cancer by 2040. The reason is the increase in alcohol sales and consumption during the early part of the pandemic, according to a new study. “Our findings highlight … Read more

One model projects a sobering outlook for rising COVID-19 cases in the US and Mass. as Omicron surges

An updated projection model shows COVID-19 infections fueled by the Omicron variant are expected to surge dramatically in the coming weeks in the United States and across the world, though it is less likely to result in severe outcomes like hospitalizations and deaths than the Delta variant. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at … Read more

The Social Side of the ITA…

The ITA isn’t all disease models and cost-effectiveness… ITA Ski Trip  ITA Softball Our softball team was comprised of two baseball players, one softball player, two cricket players, someone who watched a lot of Red Sox baseball, and several people who just wanted to have fun. That worked! Night at the Red Sox   Our … Read more

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