Mingyang Song, MD, ScD

Assistant Investigator
Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit, Mass General Research Institute
Assistant Professor
Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
ScD Harvard University 2015
cancer epidemiology; colorectal cancer; colorectal cancer prevention; colorectal cancer survivorship; dietary factors of disease; gastrointestinal malignancies; gut microbiome; gut microbiota; lifestyle; marine omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid; micro-n; nutrition; population studies

Dr. Mingyang Song is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. His research focuses on the role of diet and lifestyle factors, in conjunction with the host immune system and gut microbiome, in colorectal cancer prevention and survivorship. He has extensive research experience in nutritional, genetic, and molecular epidemiology. He is particularly interested in integrating large-scale population studies with biomarker-based randomized controlled trials to identify novel nutrition- and gut microbiota-targeted strategies for cancer prevention and treatment.

Currently, he is the Assistant Director for the MICRObiome Among Nurses (MICRO-N) Study, a large prospective microbiome study of 25,000 women in the Nurses’ Health Study II. He is also a member of the Cancer Epidemiology and Gastrointestinal Malignancies Programs at Dana-Farber / Harvard Cancer Center.

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