• Physician Profile

    Alan D. D'Andrea, MD

    Alan D. D'Andrea, MD
    Director of the Center for DNA Damage and Repair

    Alvan T. and Viola D. Fuller American Cancer Society Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School


    Pediatric Radiation Oncology
    Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies

    Office phone: 617-632-2112
    Appointment phone: 877-332-4294
    Fax: 617-632-5757
    Email: alan_dandrea@dfci.harvard.edu
    Website: Lab website

    Preferred contact method: office phone

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    Radiation Oncology

    Research Department

    Radiation Oncology


    Cancer susceptibility, Fanconi anemia, Gene therapy, Genetic risk

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. D'Andrea received his MD in 1983 from Harvard Medical School, residency training in pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and fellowship training in pediatric hematology-oncology at DFCI and Children's Hospital Boston (CHB). He completed a research fellowship at the Whitehead Institute and joined DFCI in 1990. He is also scientific director of the DFCI Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory and director of the Clinical Gene Therapy Center at CHB.


    Board Certification

    Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 1987

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1986

    Medical School
    Harvard Medical School, 1983

    Recent Awards

    • Award of Merit, Fanconi Anemia Scientific Symposium, 2002
    • E. Mead Johnson Award for Research in Pediatrics, Society for Pediatric Research, 2001
    • Excellence in Research Award, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1997