Andy Chan

Profile photo of Andy ChanAndrew T. Chan, MD, MPH is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief of the Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Director of Cancer Epidemiology at the MGH Cancer Center.

As a clinical gastroenterologist, Dr Chan specialises in familial gastrointestinal cancer syndromes and cancer prevention. Dr Chan is a leading investigator in the epidemiology of colorectal cancer and other digestive diseases, with a focus on chemoprevention with aspirin and the interaction of diet with the gut microbiome.

An elected fellow of the American Society of Clinical Investigation, he currently supported by NCI, NIDDK, and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation for his research.

He has published over 400 papers in the field of colorectal cancer and other chronic digestive diseases in leading journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, Lancet,Science Translational Medicine, Gastroenterology andGut. Dr Chan is a section editor for Gastroenterology, serves on the editorial board of Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Cancer Prevention Research, Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Preventionand is Chair of the Gastrointestinal Oncology Section of the AGA.