Dr. Manish Gala is a Physician Investigator in the CTEU, an attending gastroenterologist at MGH and an Instructor of Medicine at HMS. His research emphasis is in how germline variation shapes tumor evolution, cancer risk, and response to precision therapies. His laboratory is funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense. Dr. Gala earned his MD at Harvard Medical School. He completed his training in internal medicine at Stanford University before completing gastroenterology fellowship at MGH.