The MGH Research Scholars Program was established at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2011 to provide a new source of funding for forward-thinking researchers.

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Sylvie Breton, PhD

Charles and Ann Sanders MGH Research Scholar 2011-2016
Investigator, Center for Systems Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
"Intercellular communication through novel cell structures."


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J. Keith Joung, MD, PhD

Desmond and Ann Heathwood MGH Research Scholar 2016-2021
Jim and Ann Orr MGH Research Scholar 2011-2016
Investigator, Molecular Pathology Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
"Generation of designed zinc fingers capable of cleaving specific DNA sequences"


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Andrea McClatchey, PhD

Patricia and Scott Eston MGH Research Scholar 2011-2016
Investigator, Mass General Cancer Center
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
"Fundamental insight into the junction of Neurofibromatosis II protein"


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Randall Peterson, PhD

Charles and Ann Sanders MGH Research Scholar 2011-2016
*MGH Research Scholar Alumni*


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Lee Zou, PhD

Jim and Ann Orr MGH Research Scholar 2011-2016
Investigator, Mass General Cancer Center
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
"Research into pathways that mediate the cellular response to DNA damage."