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Announcing the 2016 Class of MGH Research Scholars.

Class of 2016 Mass General Research Scholars

"To the MGH Research Community:

It is with great pleasure that we announce the 2016 Class of MGH Research Scholars.
Congratulations to:

Caroline Burns, PhD, Assistant Professor, Cardiology (CVRC)
“Barriers to Mammalian Heart Regeneration”
Jacob Hooker, PhD, Assistant Professor, Martinos Center
“Visualizing Chemical Dysfunction in the Human Brain”
J. Keith Joung, MD, PhD, Professor, Pathology
“Advancing CRISPR-based Genome and Epigenome Editing Technologies”

Cammie Lesser, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Infectious Disease
“Designer probiotics for the treatment of infection, inflammation and cancer”

Filip Swirski, PhD, Assistant Professor, Center for Systems Biology
“Macrophages in Physiology, Inflammation, and Metabolism”

Seok-Hyun (Andy) Yun, PhD, Associate Professor, Wellman Center for Photomedicine
“Barcoding cells with laser mitochondria”

Please join us in congratulating these exceptional MGH researchers, who were selected from 91 outstanding applications submitted by investigators across the entire MGH research community. Selecting from among so many outstanding investigators doing impressive work was both challenging and inspiring. We want to thank all applicants for the 2016 Awards and encourage all to apply again next year.

We are deeply grateful to the Research Advisory Council and the donors who have made these five-year MGH Scholar Awards possible.

We also want to express our appreciation to the members of ECOR and the members of the research community who participated in this multi-level review process.

Again, our warm congratulations to the 2016 Class of MGH Research Scholars!

David N. Louis, MD
Chair, ECOR
Chief, Department of Pathology

David Fisher, MD, PhD
Vice Chair, ECOR
Chief, Dermatology"