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    Pasi A. Jänne, MD, PhD

     
    Pasi A. Jänne, MD, PhD

    Top Doctor

     
    Director, Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology
    Scientific Director, Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science


    Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Center/Program

    Thoracic Oncology

    Office phone: 617-632-6036
    Appointment phone: 617-632-6036
    Fax: 617-582-7683
    Email: pjanne@partners.org
    Website: The Jänne Lab

    Preferred contact method: office phone
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    Discipline

    Medical Oncologist

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Solid Tumor Oncology

    Interests

    Lung cancer, Epidermal growth factor receptor targeted therapies, Translational medicine, Targeted therapies


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

    Biography

    Dr. Jänne received his MD and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996. He completed postgraduate training in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and in medical oncology at DFCI in 2001. He currently works in the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology at DFCI. His main research interests include the study of epidermal growth factor receptor mutations in non-small cell lung cancer and their impact on the efficacy of EGFR-targeted therapeutic agents.

    Background

    Board Certification
    Internal Medicine, 1999
    Medical Oncology, 2001

    Fellowship
    Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, Hematology & Oncology

    Residency
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

    Recent Awards

    • Research Excellence Award; Uniting Against Lung Cancer, 2010
    • Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Memorial Award; American Association for Cancer Research, 2010
    • Team Science Award; American Association for Cancer Research, 2010
    • Hope Now Award for Lung Cancer Research; Joan’s Legacy: The Joan Scarangello Foundation to Conquer Lung Cancer, 2007
    • George P. Canellos Award for Excellence in Clinical Investigation and Patient Care; Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 2005
    • Tisch Family Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Investigation; Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 2004
    • Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2001