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    William C. Hahn, MD, PhD

    William C. Hahn, MD, PhD

    Chair, Executive Committe for Research
    Deputy Chief Scientific Officer
    Chief, Division of Molecular and Cellular Oncology
    Director, Center for Cancer Genome Discovery

    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
    Institute Member, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT


    Genitourinary Oncology

    Office phone: 617-632-3155
    Appointment phone: 617-632-4974
    Fax: 617-632-4005
    Email: william_hahn@dfci.harvard.edu
    Website: hahnlab.org

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Medical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Molecular and Cellular


    Prostate cancer

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


    Dr. Hahn received his MD and PhD from Harvard Medical School in 1994. He then completed clinical training in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and medical oncology at DFCI. He conducted his postdoctoral studies with Dr. Robert Weinberg at the Whitehead Institute and joined the faculty of DFCI and Harvard Medical School in 2001.


    Board Certification
    Medical Oncology, 2000
    Internal Medicine, 1997

    Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, Medical Oncology

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine, 1994-1995

    Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduate School
    Harvard University, 1994

    Recent Awards

    • Elected to Association of American Physicians, 2013
    • Ho-Am Laureate in Medicine, 2010
    • Gill-Simonian Prize for Mentoring, 2008
    • Elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigation, 2005
    • Wilson S. Stone Memorial Award, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2000