• Meet a physician-scientist: Rameen Beroukhim

    Veronica Meade-Kelly, May 17th, 2013 | Filed under

    Rameen Beroukhim realized early in his medical training that he wanted to be an oncologist.

    “In medical school, I had the opportunity to work with patients who had cancer,” he explains. “I was struck by how vibrant – and how essentially healthy – many of these patients were, despite the fact that they were contending with such a challenging disease.”

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  • Meet a Broad physician-scientist: Adam Bass

    Veronica Meade-Kelly, March 29th, 2013 | Filed under

    Perhaps no one has a more complete picture of a disease than a physician-scientist does. Take Adam Bass, who this week published, with his co-authors, a study on the genome sequence of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), a deadly cancer that starts in the lower esophagus: as a physician, Bass has cared for patients afflicted with EAC, and has seen its devastating effects. As a research scientist, Bass has also seen the inner workings of the disease, and is hunting for its vulnerabilities.

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  • Kimberly Stegmaier, MD: Physician-Scientist

    Alice McCarthy, February 17th, 2012 | Filed under

    When you speak with Kimberly Stegmaier about her work as a pediatric oncologist at Children’s Hospital Boston, it is clear that she loves treating patients, particularly children with hematological cancers like leukemia. Kim devotes her time to caring for children through the in-patient oncology service yet she also maintains long-term clinical relationships with patients she has been treating since completing her pediatric hematology oncology residency.

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  • Meet a Broad Physician-Scientist: Jose Florez

    Alice McCarthy, October 11th, 2011 | Filed under

    Jose Florez, M.D., Ph.D., a researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital and a new associate member at the Broad Institute, is one of 94 researchers to receive a 2011 Presidential Early Career Award, the highest honor given to scientists and engineers by the US government during the early stage of their careers. The award, announced by the White House on Sept.

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  • Meet a Broad physician-scientist: Benjamin Ebert

    Alice McCarthy, August 18th, 2011 | Filed under

    Ben Ebert is as fluent in the care of patients with blood disorders as he is applying the latest genomic technologies in his laboratory at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and with colleagues in the Broad’s Cancer Program. It’s all part of the same mission for Ben—to understand blood disorders and cancers at the genetic level to find ways to end the suffering of people with these illnesses.

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