Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC)

The MGH Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting is a two-day event that celebrates key accomplishments of MGH investigators, past and present, and examines strategies for meeting the challenges currently facing the academic biomedical research community at MGH.

This year, MGH is holding their 71st Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting on April 3 & 4, 2019. More details on the event, agenda and speakers will be released in Fall 2018. 

Click here to view the SAC 2018 Agenda.
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lick here to view the SAC 2018 Poster Abstract book. 

Click here to view the SAC 2018 Celebration of Science book.

 

2019 SAC Members

David Altshuler, MD, PhD 

Executive Vice President, Global Researh
Chief Scientific Officer
Vertex Pharmaceuticals 

SAC 2019 through SAC 2023 (1st term)

Constance L. Cepko, PhD
Professor, Genetics and Ophthalmology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Harvard Medical School
SAC 2015 through SAC 2019 (1st term)

Mark C. Fishman, MD
Professor, Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
Harvard University
Chief, Pathways Clinical Service
Massachusetts General Hospital
SAC 2016 through SAC 2020 (1st term)

Elazer R. Edelman, MD, PhD
Professor, Medical Engineering and Science
Director, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science (IMES)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
SAC 2019 through SAC 2023 (1st term)

Elaine Fuchs, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development
The Rockefeller University
SAC 2018 through SAC 2022 (1st term)

Richard O. Hynes, PhD
Daniel K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
SAC 2018 through SAC 2022 (2nd term)

Selwyn M. Vickers, MD
Dean, School of Medicine
Vice Chancellor, Medical Affairs
University of California, San Francisco
SAC 2019 through SAC 2023 (1st term)

Vivian S. Lee, MD, PhD, MBA
President, Health Platforms, Verily Life Sciences
Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
SAC 2015 through SAC 2019 (1st term)

Douglas A. Melton, PhD
Xander University Professor
Co-Director, Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Harvard University
SAC 2018 through SAC 2022 (1st term)

Daniel K. Podolsky, MD
President
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
SAC 2014 through SAC 2018 (1st term)

Selwyn M. Vickers, MD
Senior Vice President, Medicine
Dean, School of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
SAC 2019 through SAC 2023 (1st term)

Ex Officio
George Q. Daley, MD, PhD
Dean, Faculty of Medicine
Caroline Shields Walker Professor of Medicine
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Harvard Medical School 
Ex-Officio