Professor Hao Wu

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Dr. Hao Wu received her pre-medical training at Peking University from 1982-1985 and studied Medicine at Peking Union Medical College from 1995-1988. She obtained her Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1992 and performed postdoctoral research at Columbia University. She became an Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College in 1997 and was promoted to Professor in 2003. In 2012, Dr. Wu moved to Harvard Medical School as the Asa and Patricia Springer Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, and Boston Children’s Hospital as Senior Investigator in the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine. Dr. Wu has received a number of honors, including the Pew Scholar award, the Rita Allen Scholar award, the Margaret Dayhoff Memorial Award from the Biophysical Society. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences.

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