Calum MacRae, MD, PhD
Calum MacRae, MD, PhD, is the Vice Chair for Translational Innovation in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a Principal Faculty Member at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, and an Associate Member at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. MacRae works on the human genetics of cardiac and vascular disease, cardiovascular developmental biology, and drug discovery. He has a longstanding interest in the incorporation of genomics and other large-scale datasets into clinical practice, systematic approaches to the discovery of new translatable phenotypes, and the role of disruptive innovation in refashioning the translational interface. His major clinical focus is the Cardiovascular Clinical Genetics Center, he co-directs the Genomic Medicine Program and he also has established a Next Gen Phenotyping Center to accelerate the delivery of new diagnostic tools and new therapies to patients.