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    Loren D. Walensky, MD, PhD

    Loren D. Walensky, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School


    Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies

    Office phone: 617-632-6307
    Appointment phone: 888-733-4662 (new); 617-632-3270 (established)
    Fax: 617-582-8240
    Email: loren_walensky@dfci.harvard.edu
    Website: research4.dfci.harvard.edu/walensky/

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    Research Department

    Pediatric Oncology


    Hematologic malignancies

    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. Walensky received his MD and PhD degrees from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1997. He trained at the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics and then completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at DFCI and Children's Hospital Boston in 2003. He is board-certified in general pediatrics and pediatric hematology-oncology. He joined DFCI in 2003 and was named medical director of the new Program in Cancer Chemical Biology in 2005.


    Board Certification
    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2003
    Pediatrics, 2002

    Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    Boston Combined Residency Program, Boston Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center, Pediatrics

    Medical School
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Recent Awards

    • Burroughs Wellcome Career Award in Biomedical Science, 2005
    • V Foundation Scholar Award, 2004
    • "Alex's Team" Foundation Oncology Research Award, 2003
    • American Society of Hematology Scholar Award, 2003