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Adam Crystal, M.D., Ph.D.


Adam Crystal, M.D., Ph.D. joined C4 Therapeutics in February 2019 as our Chief Medical Officer. Previously, Adam was at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, most recently as Senior Director, where he led several early clinical development programs. Before transitioning to industry, Adam was a medical oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital where he researched resistance mechanisms to targeted therapies. Adam was also a laboratory-based researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital where his work on resistance mechanisms to targeted therapies was recognized with the American Society of Clinical Oncology Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award and was also published in Science. He trained at Massachusetts General Hospital in internal medicine, and in medical oncology at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Adam holds an M.D., as well as a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.