Ralph Weissleder, MD, PhD
Dr. Weissleder is Thrall Professor of Radiology and Professor of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School (HMS), Director of the Center for Systems Biology at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and Attending Clinician at MGH. He is also a faculty member of the Department of Systems Biology at HMS and the Harvard Cancer Center. Dr Weissleder’s research interests include the development of novel high resolution molecular imaging systems, tools for early disease detection, new and advanced nanomaterials for imaging, and modeling methods for systems analysis. His work on imaging, nanomaterials and miniaturized sensing technologies has led to a number of new technologies and advanced clinical trials. He is co-founder of T2 Biosystems and Lumicell, and is a scientific advisor to Moderna.
Dr. Weissleder has published over 800 publications in peer reviewed journals and authored several textbooks. He has received the J. Taylor International Prize in Medicine, the Millennium Pharmaceuticals Innovator Award, the Society for Molecular Imaging Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Weissleder is a member of the US National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the US National Academy of Inventors, and the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina).