Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr. Freddy T. Nguyen, MD, PhD, is one of the co-organizers of the MIT COVID19 Challenge – an MIT led initiative focused on a series of virtual hackathons to rapidly build solutions for COVID19. He is the Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a resident physician in the Department of Pathology, Molecular and Cell-Based Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. He was formerly co-director of MIT Hacking Medicine. He received his Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his M.D. from the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He received his B.S. in Chemistry and B.A. in Mathematics from Rice University. He is an aspiring physician-scientist-entrepreneur with extensive experience developing and translating biomedical optical technologies from the bench into the clinics for several clinical applications ranging from genetics to oncology to cardiovascular diseases. He has a long track record in community building and establishing collaborations and alliances in healthcare entrepreneurship and innovation as co-director of MIT Hacking Medicine, and in the research, medical, and physician-scientist communities to achieve and further common goals. He has held several leadership roles over the years and is passionate about the development and advocacy of training physician-scientists at the local, regional, national, and international levels.