PI: Farouc Jaffer

Principal Investigator

Dr. Jaffer graduated from Stanford University (1990, BS with distinction in Mathematical and Computational Sciences) and received his M.D. and Ph.D. in Biophysics from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1996. He was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute-NIH Research Scholar from 1993-1995. Dr. Jaffer completed a residency in internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (1999) and went on to a fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (1999-2001).  Dr. Jaffer completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in the Center for Molecular Imaging Research at MGH, directed by Professor Ralph Weissleder, M.D. Ph.D. followed by a fellowship year in Interventional Cardiology. In 2003, Dr. Jaffer joined the MGH Cardiology Division as a faculty member. In 2006, he was promoted to Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.  In 2007, Dr. Jaffer was appointed as a Principal Investigator in the Cardiovascular Research Center at MGH. In 2011, he became an affiliated Faculty Member in the MGH Wellman Center for Photomedicine. In 2012, he was promoted to Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. In 2013, he was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation.