Hailiang Huang, PhD

Hailiang Huang is an Assistant Professor in the Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School. He is also an Associate Member at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

Hailiang has enduring interests and broad experiences in the genetics of human complex disorders. He has developed novel statistical genetics methods, performed state-of-art analyses, and led international recruitments and collaborations to elucidate the genetic mechanism underlying human complex disorders, especially autoimmune and psychiatric disorders. He has also been actively participating and leading projects in the International Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetics Consortium and Psychiatric Genetics Consortium.

Hailiang received cross-disciplinary training combining engineering, genetics, and medicine. He earned his Ph.D. from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, supervised by Dr. Joel Bader. He completed his postdoctoral training with Dr. Mark Daly at MGH and the Broad Institute.