Brian Wainger, MD, PhD

Brian Wainger is Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine and Neurology at Harvard Medical School and a physician scientist at Massachusetts General Hospital engaged in clinical practice, translational science, and clinical trials spanning diseases of sensory and motor nervous systems. He received his undergraduate degree in molecular biology from Princeton University and MD/PhD degrees from Columbia University. He completed medical residency in the Partners Neurology Program, clinical fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, research fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital, and Masters Program in Clinical and Translational Investigation at Harvard Medical School. His lab research focuses on modeling sensory and motor neuron diseases using stem cell technology and developing new therapies. He is Principal Faculty at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Associate Member of the Broad Institute, and member of the Harvard Program in Neurobiology. He is the recipient of a K08 Career Development award, a NIH DP2 New Innovator award, preclinical and clinical research funding from NIH, Sanofi Innovation Award, John McNeish Memorial Award from the International Society for Stem Cell Research, and is a New York Stem Cell Foundation – Robertson Investigator, MGH Trustees Endowed Scholar in Anesthesia, and the Alexander Healey Endowed Chair in ALS . His research has received support from a broad range of companies and foundations including the GlaxoSmithKline, Google Accelerated Science, Sanofi, The ALS Association, and Target ALS.

Trustees Endowed Scholar in Anesthesia and Alexander Healey Endowed Chair in ALS, Neurology & Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, MGH;

Associate Professor, HMS


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