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Seth Field, MD, PhD

Seth Field, MD, PhD

University Hospitals - Cleveland

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Dr. Field serves as Director of Physician-Scientist Programs at the Harrington Discovery Institute, placing him at the lead of the Major Diseases Scholar-Innovator Program, the Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine (in partnership with the American Society for Clinical Investigation), and the annual symposium of the Harrington Discovery Institute. Dr. Field is an Investigator in the Harrington Discovery Institute.

Dr. Field is a physician-scientist. He is a board-certified Senior Attending Physician in Endocrinology at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. He is also the Becky Hennessey Endowed Master Clinician in Breast Cancer Genomics. He is a Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Field's laboratory uses discoveries in fundamental biology to fuel the development of new approaches to treat human disease. He has received numerous honors, including a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award in the Biomedical Sciences, a Scholar Award from the V Foundation for Cancer Research, and the NIH Director's New Innovator Award. In 2011 he was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

After graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Field earned his M.D. and Ph.D. (Genetics) degrees from Harvard Medical School. He conducted internship and residency training in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, endocrinology fellowship training at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and post-doctoral research in the Departments of Cell Biology and Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School.

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