2013 Research Scholars

Meet the group of biomedical investigators who were selected to the Research Scholars Program at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2013.

2013 Research Scholars

Seven investigators joined the Research Scholars Program at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2013, including specialists in cardiology, neurology, genetics and more.

Todd Allen, PhD

Todd Allen, PhDRagon Institute
"The impact that viral sequence diversity has on immune control in the setting of HIV-1 infection"
Allen Lab

Sydney Cash, MD, PhD
Sydney Cash, MD, PhDNeurology
"The neurophysiology of epilepsy and cognition."
Cash Lab
Raymund Chung, MD
Raymond Chung, MDMedicine/Gastroenterology
"Translational approaches to liver disease."
Chung Lab


Jose Florez, MD, PhD
Jose Florez, MD, PhDMedicine/Diabetes Unit/
Center for Human Genetic Research (CHGR)
"The pharmacogenetics of type 2 diabetes."
Florez Lab
Robert Gerszten, MD
Robert Gerszten, MD Medicine/Cardiology/
Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC)
"The nexus of diabetes and its cardiovascular complications."
Gerszten Lab
Sekar Kathiresan, MD
Sekar Kathiresan, MD Cardiology/Heart Center/
Center for Human Genetic Research (CHGR)
"Human genetic variation and risk for myocardial infarction."
Kathiresan Lab
Susan Slaugenhaupt, PhD
Susan Slaugenhaupt, PhDNeurology/Molecular Genetics Unit/
Center For Human Genetic Research (CHGR)
"Genetics and therapeutics for rare disease."
Slaugenhaupt Lab