Dr Christopher Anderson, MD, MMSc

Christopher D. Anderson, M.D. is an Assistant in Neurology in the Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Instructor of Neurology at the Harvard Medical School. Chris is a neurocritical care and acute stroke physician with research expertise in the medical genetics of complex diseases, specifically ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. He is a faculty member of the MGH Center for Human Genetic Research and is an Associated Researcher at the Broad Institute. His lab is dedicated to using genetic tools to explore the pathways and biological systems that influence acute brain injuries such as ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, with the ultimate goal of identifying new drug targets to modify risk and recovery in cerebrovascular disease.