Massachusetts General Hospital
Jatin (Jay) M. Vyas is an Associate Professor in Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and an Associate Member of the Broad Institute. He attended Baylor College of Medicine in their Medical Scientist Training Program where Jay received his PhD in 1994 and MD in 1996. Upon completion of his MD, Jay moved to Boston to complete his medical internship and residency in internal medicine in the Department of Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed his fellowship in Infectious Diseases in the Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital program. Following a period of extended post-doctoral research training in the Harvard Department of Pathology and Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Dr. Vyas joined the faculty of the Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital in 2007. Dr. Vyas is internationally recognized for his work in fungal immunology, investigating how our body responds to fungal pathogens. His work has elucidated the critical innate immune signaling pathways operant in macrophages, dendritic cells and lung epithelial cells. In 2014, Jatin was named the tenth Program Director of the MGH Department of Medicine Residency Program, supervising 207 interns and residents.