Dr. Marcela Maus

Support the next generation of physicians. Major advances in medicine will come from risks taken by exceptional physician-scientists who have the training, vision and support to cross disciplinary boundaries and dive deep into important questions. The Transformative Scholars Program supports junior faculty in research activities related to biomedical discovery in the clinical and/or basic sciences. Make a gift.

The Department of Medicine’s Transformative Scholars Program enables the MGH to support the most talented physician-scientists in taking on critical challenges facing health and health care today. With the support of visionary philanthropists, the Transformative Scholars program provides the opportunity for outstanding young faculty to pursue innovative, high impact, interdisciplinary work.

By linking the individual support to the world class scientific and clinical resources of the MGH, the program creates a stimulating and supportive environment that encourages new ways of thinking and transformative new insights. Click here to support the program.

Support for the Transformative Scholars Program Helps Develop
Innovations in Health Care

2018 Scholars

2018 Kathleen and Ralph Verni Transformative Scholar in Medicine: Alexandra-Chloé Villani, PhD
Member of the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine
2018 Scholar Highlight: Areej El-Jawahri, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cancer Center

2017 Scholars

2017 Scholar Highlight: Elaine Yu, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrine Division
2017 Scholar Highlight: Peggy Lai, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

2016 Scholars

Pingree Transformative Scholar: Amy Barczak, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division

Research Focus: Creating a new understanding of how tuberculosis spreads throughout the body

2016 Scholar Highlight: Marcela Maus, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, MGH Cancer Center

Research Focus: Evaluating genetically modified cells as a therapy for myeloma and chronic leukemia

2016 Scholar Highlight: Marc Wein, MD, PhD
Instructor in Medicine, Endocrine Division

Research Focus: Discovering new insights into bone loss and osteoporosis drug treatments

2016 Scholar Highlight: Alejandro Balazs, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, The Ragon Institute

Research Focus: Testing innovative technology developed at MGH as a therapy for HIV

Help the Transformative Scholars Program pursue innovative, interdisciplinary work.

2015 Scholars

2015 Scholar Highlight: Travis Baggett, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine

Research Focus: Testing the use of mobile technology to help homeless smokers quit

2015 Scholar Highlight: Richelle Charles, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Research Focus: Developing rapid response test for typhoid fever

2015 Scholar Highlight: Steven Lubitz, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Cardiology Division

Research Focus: Using genome sequencing for inherited cardiac arrhythmias

2015 Scholar Highlight: Alan Mullen, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Gastrointestinal Unit

Research Focus: Regulating liver fibrosis with RNA

To learn more about how you can support the Transformative Scholars Program, please contact Alexandra Mikkelsen in the MGH Development Office at 617.726.5561 or amikkelsen@partners.org.