Andrew P. Feinberg
Class of 2020-21
Director, Center for Epigenetics
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Whiting School of Engineering and Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University
Feinberg pioneered the field of human disease epigenetics, discovering altered DNA methylation in cancer four decades ago. Since then, Feinberg and his colleagues have shaped the understanding of DNA methylation and other epigenetic changes. His multidisciplinary research spans many fields, from genetics to computational biology and mathematics. Feinberg is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Honors include the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award and the MERIT Award from the National Cancer Institute. Feinberg will collaborate with faculty and students in the College of Medicine.