Ally Freedy, Graduate Student
Ally grew up in Clearwater, Florida. She received her B.A. in Chemistry from Harvard College, class of 2014. During her undergraduate studies, she did research with Professor Stuart Schreiber where they worked to determine the mechanism of a novel Class IIa specific HDAC inhibitor. In 2015, she earned a M.Phil. in Chemistry from the University of Cambridge (as a Gates Cambridge Scholar) where she worked with Professor Gonçalo Bernardes on the development of novel reactions to modify proteins. These reactions are aimed at developing novel antibody drug conjugates.
Ally is currently a M.D.-Ph.D. student at the Harvard MIT M.D.-Ph.D. Program. She is doing her M.D. in the Health Sciences and Technology program (HST) at Harvard Medical School and her Ph.D. in the Chemical Biology program at Harvard. She is currently funded by the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at HMS.
Ally loves Broadway musicals; she even has a collection of playbills from the various musicals she has attended over the years.
allyson_freedy (at) hms (dot) harvard (dot) edu