The 2017 Class of MGH Research Scholars includes specialists in gastroenterology, sleep patterns, infectious disease, palliative care, cancer and biosensors.

Galit Alter, PhD

Galit Alter, PhD

Samana Cay MGH Research Scholar 2017-2022
Kristine and Bob Higgins MGH Research Scholar 2012-2017
Investigator, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
"Antibody-OME"


Andrew Chan, MD, MPH

Andrew Chan, MD, MPH

Stuart and Suzanne Steele MGH Research Scholar 2017-2022
Chief, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
"Aspirin, the Gut Microbiome, and the Prevention of Colorectal Cancer"


Stephen Haggarty, PhD

Stephen Haggarty, PhD

Stuart and Suzanne Steele MGH Research Scholar 2017-2022
Investigator, Center for Genomic Medicine
Associate Investigator in Neuroscience
Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
"Novel Therapeutic Discovery for Neuropsychiatric Disorders Using Patient-Specific Stem Cell Models"


David Langenau, PhD

David Langenau, PhD

MGH Research Scholar 2017-2022
Associate Investigator, Department of Pathology
Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
"Zebrafish Avatars of Human Cancer"


Hakho Lee, PhD

Hakho Lee, PhD

Hostetter MGH Research Scholar 2017-2022
Director of the Biomedical Engineering Program, Center for Systems Biology
Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
"Advanced Biosensors for Exosome Analyses"


Anders Naar, PhD

Anders Näär, PhD

MGH Research Scholar 2017-2022
MGH Research Scholar 2012-2017
Investigator, Mass General Cancer Center
Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
"Transcriptional and MicroRNA Regulation in Physiology and Disease"


Richa Saxena, PhD

Richa Saxena, PhD

Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport MGH Research Scholar 2017-2022
Principal Investigator, Center for Genomic Medicine
Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School
“Circadian Rhythms and Sleep in Human Disease”


Jennifer Temel, MD

Jennifer Temel, MD

Hostetter MGH Research Scholar 2017-2022
Clinical Director of Thoracic Oncology, Mass General Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
“Integrating Palliative Care for Patients with Hematologic Malignancies”