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Partner Institutions

Wyss Institute faculty are staff members or faculty of the following institutions:

Harvard University


Harvard Medical School, which was founded in 1782, has more than 8,000 resident physicians and postdoctoral fellows and more than 10,000 faculty members.



The Faculty of Arts and Sciences comprises more than 1,000 faculty members, including dozens of Nobel Laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners. FAS includes Harvard College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Division of Continuing Education.



The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences serves as the connector and integrator of Harvard’s teaching and research efforts in engineering, applied sciences, and technology.



The Graduate School of Design is a global leader in studies of the built environment, engaged in developing and promoting design as an agent of change in the quest for a better future. The collaboration with the Wyss Institute is lead by the Design Robotics Group.


Harvard-Affiliated Hospitals


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and hosts nearly three quarters of a million patient visits annually in and around Boston.


Brigham and Women's HospitalBrigham and Women's Hospital is recognized internationally for its excellence in patient care, its outstanding reputation in biomedical research, and its commitment to educating and training physicians, research scientists and other health care professionals.


Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital, one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, is a 396-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care.



Dana FarberDana-Farber Cancer Institute, founded in 1947, has been ranked as the best cancer hospital in New England, and its physician-researchers are involved in significant breakthroughs in cancer research and care.


Massachusetts General HospitalMassachusetts General Hospital is the third oldest general hospital in the United States and the oldest and largest hospital in New England. It is consistently ranked among the top five hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.


Spaulding Rehabilitation HospitalSpaulding Rehabilitation Hospital is one of the largest rehabilitation facilities in the U.S., providing comprehensive rehabilitation treatment. It is the only rehabilitation hospital in New England continuously ranked since 1995 by U.S. News and World Report in its Best Hospitals survey.


Other Universities

Boston UniversityBoston University, chartered in 1869, is one of the leading private research and teaching institutions in the world.


MITMIT seeks to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century.


Tufts UniversityTufts University, is a private university established in 1852 with campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville & Grafton, Massachusetts, and Talloires, France.


UMass Medical SchoolUMass Medical School is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the leading medical schools in the nation for primary care education.


University of ZurichUniversity of Zurich is one of the leading research universities in Europe and offers the widest range of degree programs in Switzerland. In addition, the University’s Swiss Center for Regenerative Medicine also provides a highly integrated and interdisciplinary translational research center and core facility for "Good Manufacturing Practice" (GMP), aiming at the safe and efficient translation of basic biomedical research to applied regenerative therapies.


Other Hospitals

Charite Charité is one of Europe's largest university hospitals, with 17 Centers that include more than 100 clinics and institutes.









We've won a Webby Award!

Wyss Institute is proud to announce our win in the 2012
Webby Awards in the Science category.