2023 MGH SAC Agenda

Join us for a two-day celebration of research at Mass General

The Poster Session will remain virutual but all other meetings will be in-person at the Simches Research Center in the third floor auditorium.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 (add to calendar)

11:00 – 1:00 PM         Virtual Poster Session / Website Link
2:00 – 5:00 PM           Celebration of Science
Welcome and Introduction
David F. M. Brown, MD, President, Massachusetts General Hospital
Introduction to the Celebration of Science & Research at MGH
Merit Cudkowicz MD, MSc, Chair of the Executive Committee on Research 
Class of 2023 MGH Research Scholars
Susan A. Slaugenhaupt, PhD, Scientific Director, Mass General Research Institute
Howard M. Goodman Fellowship
Protective T cell Responses and Rational T cell-based Vaccines for Infectious Diseases
Gaurav Gaiha, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine / Ragon Institute
Deciphering the Immunologic and Antigenic Drivers of ICI-associated Myocarditis
Alexandra-Chloé Villani, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine / Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases / Cancer Center
Martin Prize for Fundamental Research
Targeting TBK1 to Overcome Resistance to Cancer Immunotherapy
Russell Jenkins, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine / Hematology-Oncology / Cancer Center
Martin Prize for Clinical Research
Distinct Cellular Dynamics Associated with Response to CAR-T Therapy for Refractory B Cell Lymphoma
Marcela Maus, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine / Cancer Center
Martin Prize for Population Health Sciences
Efficacy of Single-Dose Human Papillomavirus Vaccination among Young African Women
Ruanne Barnabas, MBChB, MSc, DPhil, Professor, Department of Medicine / Chief, Infectious Diseases

Thursday, March 30, 2023 (add to calendar)

The Adoption of Novel Technologies in the Practice of Medicine: Digital Health and AI
8:35 – 9:55 AM The Power of AI to Transform Health Care
Welcome and Introduction
Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MSc, Chair of ECOR
Cancer Genomics and AI
Gaddy Getz, PhD, Pathology, Director of Bioinformatics, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Temporal Degradation of AI Algorithms in Medicine and Other Industries
Oleg Pianykh, PhD, Director of Medical Analytics, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Advancing Genomic Medicine through Global Collaboration
Heidi Rehm, PhD, Director, Genomic Medicine Unit, Center for Genomic Medicine, Chief Genomics Officer, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
AI Activities at the MGB Data Science Office
Keith J. Dreyer, DO, PhD, FACR, FSIIM, Chief Data Science Officer, Mass General Brigham
Q and A
Moderator: Judy Hung, MD, Director, Division of Clinical Research
10:15 – 12:00 PM How can AI transform Health Care? Real World Examples
Predicting Breast Cancer
Constance Lehman, MD, PhD, Director of Breast Imaging Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital
Conducting Target Trials in Electronic Health Records on Two Continents: Drug Repurposing for Neurodegenerative Disease
Mark Albers, MD, PhD, Frank Wilkens Jr. and Family Endowed Scholar in Alzheimer's Disease Research, Mass General Institute of Neurodegenerative Disease
FDA Approved AI Algorithms for Diabetic Retinopathy via Color Fundus Photographs
Grayson W. Armstrong, MD, MPH, Director, Ophthalmology Emergency Services,
Massachusetts Eye & Ear
AI Work in Collaboration with BWH Engineers Looking at Embryo and Gamete Selection for IVF
Irene Dimitriadis, MD, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical Director, Third Party Reproduction
Predicting Lung Cancer Risk with AI
Lecia V. Sequist, MD, MPH, Director, Center for Innovation in Early Cancer Detection, Massachusetts General Hospital, The Landry Family Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Q and A
Moderator: Bruce Rosen, MD, PhD, Director of Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital
12:00 - 1:15 PM Lunch
1:15 – 2:45 PM Novel Technologies
Rosalind Picard, ScD, FIEEE, Director of Affective Computing Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Faculty Chair, MIT Mind Hand Heart
Mobile Phone-based Interventions for Mental Health
Sabine Wilhelm, PhD, Director, Center for Digital Mental Health, Director, Center for OCD and Related Disorders, Massachusetts General Hospital
Legal and Ethical Issues in Medical AI
Glenn Cohen, JD, Deputy Dean and James A. Attwood and Leslie Williams Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, Faculty Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology & Bioethics
Panel Discussion: Challenges of AI in Health Care
Rosalind Picard, ScD, FIEEE
Sabine Wilhelm, PhD
Glenn Cohen, JD
Benjamin Silverman, MD, Senior IRB Chair, Mass General Brigham
Adam Landman, MD, MS, MIS, MHS, Chief Information Officer; Digital Innovation
Officer, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Moderator: Collin Stultz, MD, PhD, Co-Director, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences & Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nina T. and Robert Rubin Professor in Medical Engineering and Science, MIT, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
2:45 – 2:50 PM Closing Remarks
Merit Cudkowicz MD, MSc, Chair of ECOR
2:50 – 3:20 PM SAC Member Session (closed session)
3:20 – 3:50 PM Discussion & Debrief: Research Leadership & SAC members only (closed session)