• Sapna Syngal, MD, MPH

    Director, Gastroenterology,
    Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Director of Research, Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention,
    Director, Gastrointestinal Cancer Genetics and Prevention Clinics,
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

    Professor of Medicine,
    Harvard Medical School


    Sapna Syngal, M.D., M.P.H. is the Director of Research at the Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Director of Gastroenterology at the Dana Farber/Brigham & Women’s Cancer Center, Director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Syngal’s research is focused on genetic susceptibility to colorectal and pancreatic cancers and the medical strategies to prevent them.

    Dr. Syngal joined the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute faculty in 1995, after completing fellowships at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health.  Dr. Syngal has been recognized nationwide for her expertise in genetics and gastrointestinal malignancies.