Hoover, Alabama, United States
Douglas Henze, born and raised in Hoover, Alabama, is pursuing a PhD in bioengineering at Stanford’s Schools of Engineering and Medicine. He graduated with honors from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in engineering sciences with a focus in bioengineering. Douglas is passionate about metabolism, not only how it manifests in different chronic diseases, but also in how we can target it to treat diseases such as diabetes. He has conducted research in tissue engineering through Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital to create model systems of cardiac and metabolic disease. He was a member of the NCAA Division 1 Harvard football team, where he was named a member of the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society and received the player-voted Henry N. Lamar Award for teammate of the year.