Scientist: Alexander Chang, M.D. & Ph.D. Candidate
Alexander Chang is a current MD-PhD trainee at the University of Pittsburgh, focusing on breast cancer biology. Alexander uses his experience as a clinical and basic science researcher to try and bridge gaps between different parts of medicine to advance treatments that can help patients by bringing lab discoveries to the clinic. A student in the University of Pittsburgh-Carnegie Mellon University Computational Biology graduate program and the Adrian Lee/Steffi Oesterreich Laboratory, his work focuses on precision medicine approaches for discoveries in breast cancer. Outside the lab, he is currently leading a CMU team designing an AI system to increase racial diversity in clinical trial recruitment.