- MB, ChB, Medicine, The University of Edinburgh
- PhD, Human Molecular Genetics, University of London
- BSc, Experimental Physiology, The University of Edinburgh
- Current Affiliation
- Harvard Medical School
- Brigham and Women’s Hospital
- Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Calum MacRae, MD, PhD, is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair for Innovation in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), an Associate Member at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT and a Principal Faculty Member at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. He was previously Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine at BWH.
He co-directs the Genomic Medicine Program at BWH, is a member of the Cardiovascular Clinical Genetics Center and is an investigator in the Harvard Undiagnosed Diseases Center. Dr. MacRae is the Director of One Brave Idea, a program to transform translation, initially in atherosclerosis, that is funded jointly by the American Heart Association, Verily Life Sciences and AstraZeneca with support from Quest Diagnostics. He is also the principal investigator of the Apple Heart & Movement study and directs an NIH-funded basic science group focused on the developmental basis of disease and phenotype-driven drug discovery.