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    Geoffrey Shapiro, MD, PhD

    Geoffrey Shapiro, MD, PhD

    Top Doctor

    Director, Early Drug Development Center
    Clinical Director, Center for DNA Damage and Repair
    Senior Physician

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Early Drug Development Center

    Office phone: 617-632-4942
    Appointment phone: 617-632-3832
    Fax: 617-632-1977
    Email: geoffrey_shapiro@dfci.harvard.edu

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    Medical Oncology

    Research Departments

    Medical Oncology/Molecular and Cellular

    Medical Oncology/Solid Tumor Oncology


    Developmental therapeutics, Phase 1 clinical trials, Solid tumors

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


    Dr. Shapiro received his PhD in 1987 and his MD in 1988 from Cornell University, followed by postgraduate training in internal medicine at Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, where he served as chief medical resident.

    He completed a fellowship in medical oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, during which he investigated the role of cell-cycle-related proteins in lung cancer. He joined the Dana-Farber faculty in 1994.


    Board Certification
    Medical Oncology, 1995, 2005

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Medical Oncology, 1991-1994

    Beth Israel Hospital, Chief Medical Resident, 1993
    Beth Israel Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1988-1991

    Medical School
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, M.D., 1988; Ph.D., 1987