The 2014 class of MGH Research Scholars includes experts in cancer research, dermatology, immunology, systems biology, respiratory diseases, reproductive medicine and psychiatry.

Leif Ellisen, MD, PhD

Leif Ellisen, MD, PhD

Weissman Family MGH Research Scholar 2014-2019
Physician Investigator, Mass General Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
"The p53 Family of Transcription Factors in Development, Cancer Pathogenesis and Development"


Katia Georgopoulos, PhD

Katia Georgopoulos, PhD

Jean and Terry de Gunzberg MGH Research Scholar 2014-2019
Investigator, Cutaneous Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School
"Treatment Study of B Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia"


Thorsten Mempel, MD, PhD

Thorsten Mempel, MD, PhD

Bob and Laura Reynolds MGH Research Scholar 2014-2019
Associate Investigator, Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
"Cell Migration and Cell-Cell Communication in the Immune System"


Matthais Nahrendorf, MD, PhD

Matthais Nahrendorf, MD, PhD

Weissman Family MGH Research Scholar 2014-2019
Investigator, Center for Systems Biology
Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
"Systems Biology of Cardiovascular Disease"


Jayaraj Rajagopal, MD

Jayaraj Rajagopal, MD

Kevin and Polly Maroni MGH Research Scholar 2014-2019
Associate Investigator, Center for Regenerative Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
"Dissecting the Basis of Airway Epithelial Regeneration and Human Lung Disease Using Stem Cell Biology"


Stephanie Seminara, MD

Stephanie Seminara, MD

Bob and Laura Reynolds MGH Research Scholar 2014-2019
Physician Investigator and Unit Chief, Reproductive Endocrine Unit
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
"Role of Disordered Ubiquitination in Ataxia/Hypogonadism"


Jordan Smoller, MD, ScD

Jordan Smoller, MD, ScD

Tepper Family MGH Research Scholar 2014-2019
Physician Investigator, Department of Psychiatry
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
"Brain Genomics: The Neural and Genetic Architecture of Mental Illness"


Johnathan Whetstine, PhD

Johnathan Whetstine, PhD

Tepper Family MGH Research Scholar 2014-2019
Associate Investigator, Mass General Cancer Center
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
"Uncovering Epigenetic Factors Regulating Copy Number and Drug Resistance"