Massimo Loda, MD, PhD

Professor, DFCI, Harvard

Dr. Loda is Chair of the department of Oncologic Pathology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, a department focused on advancing molecular pathology-based cancer research. Dr. Loda is a physician-scientist, Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, an Associate Member of the Broad Institute, and Director of the Division of Translational and Molecular Oncologic Pathology at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Loda is one of the pioneer molecular pathologists in the world, and has been at the forefront in the invention and application of novel molecular pathology techniques such as ex-vivo organotypic cultures, multiplexed immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization, advances in image analysis, and applying molecular techniques such as metabolic profiling to formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue.