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  • Harvard Medical School - MD
  • Massachusetts General Hospital School - Internship in Internal Medicine
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, New Hampshire - Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital School - Clinical Fellowship in Medicine, Endocrine
  • Harvard Medical School - Research Fellow in Medicine

Professional Activities

Dr. Vincent Cryns is chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism within the Department of Medicine, the Marian A. and Rodney P. Burgenske Chair in Diabetes Research, and the co-leader of the Physician-Scientist Training Program (PSTP).

Dr. Cryns is a member of the Endocrine Society, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the American Association for Cancer Research. He is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and has received Best Doctors in America recognition. His work has been featured on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” O, the Oprah Magazine, ESPN, and Nature and Nature Reviews Cancer.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Cryns’ major clinical interests are osteoporosis, general endocrinology, and metabolic disorders.

Research Interests

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Dr. Cryns’ research focuses on understanding the connections between metabolic stress and breast cancer in order to develop better diagnostic approaches and treatments for this disease. It has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Defense, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Susan G. Komen, and other foundations and agencies.