Medical Grand Rounds

Massachusetts Medical Grand Rounds: July 8, 2021

Structural Inequities:
Lessons and Reflections about Promoting Equity from COVID-19
 
Thursday, July 8, 2021
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 AM
 
 
Leonor Fernández, MD
CoChair, BILH COVID Equity Council
Primary Care
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine. Harvard Medical School
 
Joseph R. Betancourt, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President, Equity and Community Health
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
 
Christin Price, MD
Director, Community Programs
Brookside Community Health Center
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
 
Elena Byhoff, MD MSc
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Tufts Medical Center
Tufts University School of Medicine
Institute for Clinical Research & Health Policy Studies
 
Nisha Fahey, DO, MS
Global Health Fellow
Department of Pediatrics
UMass Memorial Medical Center
 
Cassandra M. Pierre, MD, MPH, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Medical Director of Public Health Programs
Associate Hospital Epidemiologist
Boston Medical Center

Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: April 1, 2021

Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: Evolution of the COVID-19 Pandemic:
Implications for Vaccines and Treatment
 

Link to recording:

https://partners.mediasite.com/mediasite/Play/f39348cb3df84b95a69c1912607d662f1d

 

With: Arlene Sharpe, MD, PhD; Bruce D. Walker, MD; George Daley, MD, PhD; Richelle Charles, MD; Jonathan Li, MD; Gaurav Gaiha, MD, DPhil; Jonathan Abraham, MD, PhD; Dan H. Barouch, MD, PhD; Andrea Carfi, PhD

Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: February 4, 2021

“Not Throwing Away Our Shot:
Scaling Up COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts in the United States”
 
Joshua P. Metlay, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
Peter L. Gross, MD Chair in Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
 
Dhruv S. Kazi, MD, MSc, MS
Associate Director, Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology
Director, Cardiac Critical Care Unit
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
 
Ai-Ris Y. Collier, MD
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
 
Bisola Ojikutu, MD, MPH
Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital
The Fenway Institute
 

Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: January 21, 2021

MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS 
  
The Division of Infectious Diseases Presents:
 
“Mycobacterial Update 2021”
 
Rocío Hurtado, MD, DTM & H
Director, MGH Mycobacterial Center
Division of Infectious Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital
 
“Leveraging single-cell multi-omics to decode host immune responses to viral pathogens”
 
Pritha Sen, MD
Division of Infectious Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital
 
Date:  Thursday, January 21, 2021 
Time: 8:00 - 9:00 am 
 
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Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: January 14, 2021

MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS 
  
Bulfinch Visiting Professor Lecture 2021
 
“Deep and Wide: The Voyage to Discover Local and Global Health Equity”
 
Lisa A. Cooper, MD, MPH, FACP
 
James F. Fries Professor of Medicine
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, School of Nursing, 
and Bloomberg School of Public Health
Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity
Director, Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute 
 
Date:  Thursday, January 14, 2021 
Time: 8:00 - 9:00 am 
 
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Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: January 7, 2021

Harvard Medical Grand Rounds
  
Date:  Thursday, January 7, 2021 
Time: 8:00 - 9:00 am 
 
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“COVID-19 Treatment Update for ‘21”
 
Arthur Y. Kim, MD
Division of Infectious Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital
 
Ari Moskowitz, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
 
Kathryn Stephenson, MD, MPH
Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard
 
Francisco M. Marty, MD
Division of Infectious Diseases
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: December 17, 2020

Medical Grand Rounds 
 
The Women in Medicine Trainees Council and the Diversity and Inclusion Board Present:
 
“Adversity and Cardiovascular Disease: 
Mapping Sociobiological Mechanisms and Precision Health Interventions”
 
Michelle A. Albert, MD, MPH 
Director, CeNter for the StUdy of AdveRsiTy and CardiovascUlaR DiseasE (NURTURE Center)
Associate Dean of Admissions, UCSF School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine 
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
 
Date: Thursday, December 17, 2020
Time:   8:00 – 9:00 am 
  
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The lecture will NOT be recorded. 
Presentation materials should not be shared on social media.

Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: December 10, 2020

Medical Grand Rounds 
 
The Division of Palliative Care and Geriatrics Presents:
“COVID-19 and Older Adults: Presentations, Pitfalls, and Priorities”
 
Louise Aronson, MD, MFA
Professor of Medicine
Division of Geriatrics
UCSF
 
Date: Thursday, December 10, 2020
Time:   8:00 – 9:00 am   

Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: December 3, 2020

HARVARD MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS 
  
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“COVID-19 Transmission: A State of the State, Our Schools, and the NBA”
 
Sandra B. Nelson, MD
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital
 
Catherine M. Brown, DVM, MSc, MPH
State Epidemiologist
State Public Health Veterinarian
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
 
David Weiss
Senior Vice President, Player Matters
National Basketball Association (NBA)

Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: November 19, 2020

Medical Grand Rounds 
 
Department of Medicine Presents:
The Transformative Scholars
 
Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020 
Time:   8:00 – 9:00 am 
  
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Roby P. Bhattacharyya, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases 
 
“Accelerating Microbial Diagnostics Through RNA Profiling”
 
Kimberly G. Blumenthal, MD, MSc
Co-Director, Clinical Epidemiology Program
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology
 
“Penicillin Allergy: Impact and Predictive Tools”
 
Miriam Udler, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrine
 
“Identification Complex Disease Mechanistic Pathways via High-throughput Genetic Clustering”
 

Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: October 29, 2020

Medical Grand Rounds 
 
The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Presents:
 
“Molecular Imaging of Pulmonary Fibrosis”
 
Sydney Montesi, MD
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
 
Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020 
Time:   8:00 – 9:00 am 
  
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CME Credit: Please text code DAWGOQ to 857-214-2277 after the lecture
 
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Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: September 24, 2020

Medical Grand Rounds 
 
Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020 
Time:   8:00 – 9:00 am 
  
 
Presenters:
Department of Medicine Chief Residents 
 
 "Gluten intake and risk of inflammatory bowel disease: a prospective cohort study"
 
Emily Walsh Lopes, MD
Gastroenterology Clinical and Research Fellow, PGY-7
Internal Medicine Chief Resident 2018-2019
Massachusetts General Hospital
 
 
"Beside Diagnosis: A Brief History and Eyes Toward the Future"  
 
Daniel Restrepo, MD, FHM
Core Educator Faculty and Hospital Medicine Unit
Associate Program Director, Point-of-Care Ultrasound
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
 
  
CME credit will be available for this lecture  
 
ACCREDITATION  
Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: September 10, 2020

HARVARD MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS 
  

Date:  Thursday, September 10, 2020 

Livestream Time: 7:00 - 8:00 am 

  
 Anthony S. Fauci, MD 
NIAID Director  
 
 Anthony Fauci
 
"COVID-19: Public Health and Scientific Challenges” 
   
Panelists for Q&A: 
 
Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH 
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases 
Massachusetts General Hospital 
 
Sharon B. Wright, MD, MPH 
Senior Medical Director, Infection Control/Hospital Epidemiology 
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
 
Michael Klompas, MD, MPH
Hospital Epidemiologist 
Brigham and Women’s Hospital 
  
Please send questions for Dr. Fauci and the panelists to MGRquestions@bidmc.harvard.edu.  
Questions should not be about institution-specific policies, but rather be scientifically and nationally relevant. 
  
CME credit will be available for this lecture
 
ACCREDITATION  
Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: July 16, 2020

COVID-19: Patient Recovery and Rehab

This Department of Medicine Grand Rounds focused on case studies and data that can inform approaches to COVID-19 patient recovery and rehab. Featured speakers included Jason H. Maley, MD, research fellow, and George A. Alba, MD, physician in the Department of Medicine, of Massachusetts General Hospital; Ginger Polich, MD, instructor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital; Zahir Kanjee, MD, MPH, Anica C. Law, MD, and Margaret Hayes, MD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; and Kathleen J. Haley, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: July 9, 2020

COVID-19 and Health Equity: A Focus on Health System Solutions to Magnified Inequities

This Harvard Medical Grand Rounds examined ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and exacerbated global health inequities. Featured speakers included Joseph Betancourt, MD, MPH, and Aisha James, MD, MS, of Massachusetts General Hospital; Beth Riviello, MD, MPH, and Rose L. Molina, MD, MPH, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; and Valerie Stone, MD, MPH, and Bisola Ojikutu, MD, MPH, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: June 18, 2020

A 66-Year-Old Liver Transplant Recipient with COVID-19

This Combined Medical-Surgical Grand Rounds lecture reviewed the case of a 66-year-old liver transplant recipient with COVID-19. The panel featured Jay A. Fishman, MDMatthew B. Roberts, MB, BS, and Eric W. Zhang, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital; Deepali Kumar, MD, of the University of Toronto, Canada; Hans H. Hirsch, MD, MSc, of the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland; and Umberto Maggiore, MD, of the University of Parma, Italy.

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Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: June 11, 2020

June 11th Medical Grand Rounds

The 14th lecture in the Medical Grand Rounds' COVID-19 series focused on the role of platelets and prescriptions in COVID-19. The panel included Nancy Haff, MD, primary care physician, Nino Mihatov, MD, cardiology fellow at Mass General, and other members of the Boston medical community.

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Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: June 4, 2020

Vaccine Development for COVID-19: A Status Update on the Challenges and Prospects for Success

The 13th lecture in the Medical Grand Rounds' COVID-19 series provided an update on efforts to develop a safe, scalable vaccine for COVID-19. The panel featured Mason W. Freeman, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital, Daniel Barouch, MD, PhD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Lindsey Robert Baden, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: May 28, 2020

Impact of COVID-19 among Older Persons

The 12th lecture in the Medical Grand Rounds' COVID-19 series focused on the impact of COVID-19 in older populations. The panel included Christine Seel Ritchie, MD, MSPHSharon Levine, MD, and Jehan Alladina, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital; Susan L. Mitchell, MD, MPH, and Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; and Shalender Basin, MB, BS, Laura Nelson Frain, MD, MPH, and Shoshana Streiter, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: May 21, 2020

COVID-19 and Acute Kidney Injury

The eleventh lecture in the Medical Grand Rounds' COVID-19 series featured Eugene Rhee, MDMeghan Sise, MD, and Win Williams, MD, of the Nephrology Division at Massachusetts General Hospital; Peter Czarnecki, MD, David Leaf, MD, MMSc, and Danielle Saly, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and David Friedman, MD, Samir Parikh, MD, and Martin Pollak, MD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: May 14, 2020

Cardiac Manifestations of COVID-19 

The tenth lecture in the Medical Grand Rounds' COVID-19 series featured Anthony Rosenzweig, MDJason Wasfy, MD, MPhil, and Judy Hung, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital; Dhruv Kazi, MD, MSc, MS, Lila Martin, MD, and Duane Pinto, MD of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; and David Morrow, MD, MPH, Mandeep Mehra, MD, MSc, and Erin Bohula May, MD, DPhil, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Speakers: 
00:00 - Introductions and Overview
02:18 - Jason Wasfy, MD, MPhil - Cardiac Outcomes During the COVID-19 Pandemic
09:54 - Mandeep R. Mehra, MD, MSc - Pathobiology of Cardiac Injury in COVID-19
24:05 - Lila Martin, MD, MPH - Case Presentation
26:30 - Erin Bohula May, MD, DPhil - Differential Diagnosis
32:10 - Judy Hung, MD - The Role of Cardiac Imaging in Management of COVID-19 Patients
36:43 - Duane Pinto, MD - Catheterization Laboratory Considerations
44:37 - Dhruv S. Kazi, MD, MSc, MS - Clinical, Ethical and Health Economic Considerations
54:37 - Questions and Answers

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Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: May 7, 2020

Unraveling the Mystery of Clotting in COVID-19

Featured speakers in the ninth lecture in the Medical Grand Rounds' COVID-19 series included Pavan Bendapudi, MD, and Hanny Al-Samkari, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital; Jason Freed, MD, Jeffrey Zwicker, MD, and Robert Flaumenhaft, MD, PhD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; and Jean Marie Connors, MD, of Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Speakers: 
00:00 - Introductions
01:24 - Jason Freed, MD - Case Presentation: 55-year-old Woman with Four Days of Cough and Low Grade Fever
03:45 - Jeff Zwicker, MD - COVID-19 Coagulopathy: The Unfolding Story
12:52 - Robert Flaumenhaft, MD, PhD - Endothelial Mechanisms of COVID-related Thrombosis
25:12 - Pavan Bendapudi, MD - Hemorrhage and Hyperfibrinolysis  in COVID-19 Infection
35:10 - Hanny Al-Samkari, MD - COVID, Coagulation and Inflammation
42:37 - Jean M. Connors, MD - Anticoagulation in COVID-19 Patients: A Clinician's Perspective
1:01:02 - Questions and Answers

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Harvard Medical Grand Rounds: April 30, 2020

How Diagnostic Tests for COVID-19 Got Us into, and Will Lead Us Out of, the Pandemic
 
April 30, 2020 | 8:00am - 9:00am
Livestreaming
 
Speakers: 

00:00 - Katrina Armstrong, MD - Introduction
02:32 - Bess Flashner, MD - Case Presentations: Common Challenges in Treating and Testing COVID-19 Patients
09:10 - Christopher Rowley, MD, MPH - Timeline of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the U.S.
21:52 - Sanjat Kanjilal, MD, MPH - Molecular Diagnostics for SARS-CoV-2
32:20 - Galit Alter, PhD - The Wild-West of Antibody Testing...and the Basics
37:44 - Wilfredo F. García Beltrán, MD, PhD - COVID-19 Serological Testing at Mass General
49:28 - Marc Lipsitch, DPhil - Serology for Epidemiology and Public Health
01:02:57 - Questions and Answers

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MGH Medical Grand Rounds: April 23, 2020

A 66-year-old Man with Homelessness, with Cough and Rhinorrhea: Response to COVID-19 Among Boston’s Homeless Population
 
April 23, 2020 | 8:00am - 9:00am
Livestreaming
 

Speakers: 
00:29 - David Dudzinksi, MD - Introduction and Overview
01:32 - Denise De Las Nueces, MD, MPH - Case History
05:53 - David Munson, MD - Respite Management
11:46 - Jessie M. Gaeta, MD - Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program Response
34:33 - Joshua A. Barocas, MD - Approach to Infection Control in an Evolving Pandemic
47:56 - Kate Walsh, MPH - Hospital Response to Persons Experiencing Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic
58:25 - Jessie M. Gaeta, MD - Summary
1:01:58 - Questions and Answers

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MGH Medical Grand Rounds: April 16, 2020

Publishing in a Pandemic: How Medical Journals are Responding to COVID-19
 
April 9, 2020 | 8:00am - 9:00am
Livestreaming
 
Speakers:
00:26 - Eileen Reynolds, MD - Introduction
01:00 - Chana A. Sacks, MD - Overview
02:41 - Howard Bauchner, MD - Report from JAMA
08:13 - Mary Beth Hamel, MD, MPH - Report from the NEJM
13:15 - Martin Hirsch, MD - Report from the Journal of Infectious Diseases
18:53 - Chana A. Sacks, MD - Do Publishing Standards Change in a Pandemic?
31:44 - Martin Hirsch, MD - Pandemics Throughout History
41:56 - Paul Sax, MD - Reflections on Publishing in a Pandemic
45:30 - Closing Thoughts
51:05 - Questions and Answers
 
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MGH Medical Grand Rounds: April 9, 2020

Advancing New Therapies for COVID-19: Anti-viral, Immunomodulation and Beyond
 
April 9, 2020 | 8:00am - 9:00am
Livestreaming
 

Speakers: 
00:15 - Katrina Armstrong, MD - Overview
01:55 - Keith Flaherty, MD - COVID-19 Clinical Trial Strategy: Signal Seeking vs. Optimal Deployment
06:09 - Kathryn E. Stephenson, MD, MPH - Antiviral Therapies for COVID-19
13:43 - Richard Kaufman, MD - COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma
25:22 - Michael K. Mansour, MD, PhD - COVID Immunomodulation Group (CIG)
42:20 - Barbra M. Blair, MD - Hydrochloroquine (HCQ) & COVID-19
50:29 - Kathryn Hibbert, MD - COVID-19 ARDS Trials
59:13 - Scott Gottlieb, MD - The Role of Regulatory Authorities in Accelerating Therapeutic Advances
1:19:25 - Questions and Answers

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MGH Medical Grand Rounds: April 2, 2020

Palliative Care in a Pandemic

April 2, 2020 | 8:00am - 9:00am
Livestreaming
 

Speakers: 
00:46 - Vicki Jackson, MD - Overview
06:36 - Juliet Jacobsen, MD - Generalist Palliative Care and Communication
15:29 - Isaac Chua, MD, MPH - Responding to Emotion with Telehealth
21:55 - Emily Rubin, MD - Ethical Principles in the Allocation of Scarce Resources During a Public Health Emergency
30:49 - Mary K. Buss, MD, MPH - Addressing Moral Distress
45:50 - Rev. Kathleen Rimer - Maintaining Humanity and Compassion
57:38 - Questions and Answers

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MGH Medical Grand Rounds: March 26, 2020

Pathogenesis and Management of Respiratory Failure in COVID-19: What We Know So Far

March 26, 2020 | 8:00am - 9:00am
Livestreaming
 
Benjamin Medoff, MD
Jehan Alladina, MD
Jayaraj Rajagopal, MD
Jason Griffith, MD, PhD
Taylor Thompson, MD


Massachusetts General Hospital
 

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MGH Medical Grand Rounds: March 19, 2020

COVID-19 in low-resourced settings: Reaching for global health equity

March 19, 2020 | 8:00am - 9:00am
Livestreaming
 
Louise Ivers, MD, MPH, DTM&H
Massachusetts General Hospital

David Walton, MD, MPH
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Inobert Pierre, MD
St. Boniface Haiti

Paul Farmer, MD, PhD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
MGH Trustee
 
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MGH Medical Grand Rounds: March 12, 2020

A Coordinated, Boston-wide Response to COVID-19

March 12, 2020 | 8:00am - 9:00am
Livestreaming


Bruce D. Walker, MD
Ragon Institute

Marc Lipsitch, DPhil
TH Chan School of Public Health

Pardis Sabeti, MD, DPhil
Harvard University and Broad Institute

Galit Alter, PhD
Ragon Institute

Mark Namchuk, PhD
Harvard Medical School

Dan Barouch, MD, PhD
Ragon Institute and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Mark Schwartz
MGH Trustee

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