My Speaker List

Walter Chen, PhD, MD

Posdoctoral Researcher at Harvard Medical School. Resident at Boston Children's Hospital.

“My dream and what I’ve been working toward is to do both — I definitely want to become a physician-scientist.”

Walter Chen is a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School. He’s also a resident in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center, with plans to specialize in neonatology.

During his PhD studies at MIT, Chen helped develop a new method for isolating mitochondria and other organelles, enabling researchers to look inside the organelles to learn more about their functions.