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Nir Hacohen, PhD Scientific Advisory Board Member

Nir Hacohen, PhD, is an institute member and the director of the Center for Cell Circuits at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. He is the director of the Center for Cancer Immunology at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the David P. Ryan Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Hacohen is a recipient of the NIH Director’s Innovator Award, the MGH Scholars Award, and the Martin Prize. He completed his PhD in biochemistry at Stanford, and was a fellow at the Whitehead Institute at MIT. Hacohen developed an international workshop for advancing the careers of young cancer immunologists. He also founded Neon Therapeutics, which is now part of BioNTech.