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Kevin Michael Haigis, PhD

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  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Chief Scientific Officer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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  • Office Phone Number857-215-0448


Dr. Haigis received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin in 2002 and continued training as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Tyler Jacks at MIT. He became a Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor of Pathology in 2007 and Associate Professor of Medicine in 2014. Additional appointments include Assistant Pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital (2007-2014); Faculty Member of the HMS Biological and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program and Full Member of the Gastrointestinal Malignancies Cancer Genetics Program of the DF/HCC (both 2007 – present); Investigator at the Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease at MGH/BIDMC (2007-2016); Associate Member of the Center for Systems Biology at MGH (2010-2014); Member of the Harvard Digestive Disease Center and Faculty Member of the Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics Graduate Program (both 2016- present). He served as Director of Cancer Genetics at Beth Israel Deaconess Cancer Center from 2014 until joining Dana-Farber as Chief Research Officer in 2020. He is an Associate Member of the Broad Institute (2017- present).

Recent Awards:

  • Grand Challenge, 2019
  • Nodal Award, 2009
  • Research Scholar Grant, 2008
  • Career Development Award, 2007-2008
  • Howard Temin Award, 2006
  • Robert Black Fellowship, 2003
  • Schlimgen Award for Dissertation Research, 2002


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