Artificial Intelligence | April 8–10, 2019 | Boston, MA USA

Sandro Santagata, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Pathology, BH, HMS,

Sandro is an Assistant Professor in Pathology at Harvard Medical School and practices Neuropathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children Hospital. He studied Neuroscience at Amherst College, and then entered the Medical Scientist Training Program at Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MSMM). He trained with Eugenia Spanopoulou and Stuart Aaronson and investigated the mechanism of genetic recombination in the immune system and how defects in this system result in immunodeficiency disorders. He subsequently trained in internal medicine at MSSM in 2003 and then joined the Anatomic Pathology Residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he sub-specialized in Neuropathology. He is board certified in Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology. He completed a research fellowship with Susan Lindquist at the Whitehead Institute/MIT studying stress responses in cancer and started his independent research laboratory in the BWH Department of Pathology in 2013. He is a member of the Ludwig Center at Harvard, the Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science and the HMS Laboratory for Systems Pharmacology. He is leading efforts to generate multi-dimensional tumor atlases as part of the Biden Moonshot Human Tumor Atlas Network (HTAN). His work focuses on identifying therapeutic vulnerabilities in brain tumors and in implementing new technologies for imaging tumors.

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