Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

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Harvard Medical School is the graduate medical school of Harvard University and is located in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston, Massachusetts. Harvard Medical School has affiliation agreements with 15 of the world’s most prestigious hospitals and research institutes, vital partners that provide clinical care and training. They also serve as home base for more than 10,000 physicians and scientists with faculty appointments. With its vast reservoir of talent, extensive network of affiliates and commitment to problem solving, Harvard Medical School is uniquely positioned to steer education and research in directions that will benefit local, national and global communities.


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Peter Kharchenko, PhD

Peter Kharchenko received a PhD in biophysics at Harvard University, studying gene regulation and metabolic networks under the advisement of George Church. He then completed a four-year postdoctoral fellowship in computational biology and genomics in the laboratory of Peter Park. He is currently stu


Shenglin Mei, PhD

Shenglin Mei received his PhD in Bioinformatics from Tongji University under the supervision of Professor Xiaole Shirley Liu. Mei's research was focused on gene transcriptional and epigenetic regulation in cancer through multiple genomic data integration. He is currently working on intratumoral hete


Yang Shi, PhD

Yang Shi joined Harvard Medical School as an assistant professor in 1991 and was appointed a Professor of Pathology in 2004. He is currently a Professor of Cell Biology. He is also the Merton Bernfield Professor of Neonatology in the Division of Newborn Medicine at Children’s Hospital Boston. Yang

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Phil Cole, MD, PhD

Dr. Phil Cole is a Professor of Medicine and Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at Harvard Medical School. He received his MD and PhD from Johns Hopkins where he pursued research in bioorganiz chemistry. Following graduation he completed post-doctoral training at Harvard Medical School


Benjamin H. Kann, MD

Dr. Benjamin Kann's research is focused on the development and application of machine learning and neural networks for cancer imaging analysis and the development of digital biomarkers to predict clinical outcomes. He is interested in the use of artificial intelligence and cancer imaging to develop


Sandro Santagata, MD, PhD

We identify and target vulnerabilities in tumors to improve patient outcome and survival, focusing on primary brain tumors and tumors that metastasize to the brain.Through genomics, chemical biology, and multiplexed imaging we explore the fundamental mechanisms that allow tumor cells to develop the