2014 Research Scholars

In 2014, eight more researchers were inducted into the Massachusetts General Hospital Research Scholars Program, providing crucial financial support for innovative biomedical research.

2014 Research Scholars

The investigators in the 2014 class of Research Scholars at Massachusetts General Hospital includes specialists in leukemia, breast cancer, cell migration, systems biology and more.

Leif Ellisen, MD, PhD
Leif Ellisen, MD, PhD Cancer Center
"The p53 family of transcription factors in development, cancer pathogenesis and development."
Ellisen Lab
Katia Georgopoulos, PhD
Katia Georgopoulos, PhD Dermatology/
The Cutaneous Biology Research Center
"Treatment study of B cell lymphoblastic leukemia."
Georgopoulos Lab
Thorsten Mempel, MD, PhD
Thorsten Mempel, MD, PhDRheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
"Cell migration and cell-cell communication in the immune system."
Mempel Lab
Matthias Nahrendorf, MD, PhD
Matthias Nahrendorf, MD, PhDCenter for Systems Biology (CBS)
"Systems biology of cardiovascular disease."
Nahrendorf Lab
Jayaraj Rajagopal, MD
Jayaraj Rajagopal, MD Center for Regenerative Medicine (CRM)
"Dissecting the basis of airway epithelial regeneration and human lung disease using stem cell biology."
Rajagopal Lab
Stephanie Seminara, MD
Stephanie Seminara, MD Reproductive Medicine
"Role of disordered ubiquitination in ataxia/hypogonadism."
Seminara Lab
Jordan Smoller, MD, ScD
Jordan Smoller, MD, ScD Psychiatry
"Brain genomics: The neural and genetic architecture of mental illness"
Smoller Lab
Johnathan Whetstine, PhD
Johnathan Whetstine, PhDCancer Center
"Uncovering epigenetic factors regulating copy number and drug resistance."
Whetstine Lab