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    Matthew H. Kulke, MD

    Matthew H. Kulke, MD

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    Director, Program in Neuroendocrine and Carcinoid Tumors
    Senior Physician

    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Gastrointestinal Cancer

    Office phone: 617-632-5136
    Appointment phone: 617-632-5929
    Fax: 617-632-5370
    Website: Program in Neuroendocrine and Carcinoid Tumors

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    Medical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Solid Tumor Oncology


    Gastrointestinal cancers, Neuroendocrine tumors

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


    Matthew Kulke joined the staff of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in 1997 and is currently a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. 

    He received an M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine in 1992. He subsequently completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, a fellowship in medical oncology at Dana-Farber, and received a masters degree in medical science from Harvard Medical School.

    Dr. Kulke has led numerous clinical and translational studies in patients with gastrointestinal malignancies and neuroendocrine tumors. He has served as study chair for a national study of pancreatic cancer therapies performed by the Cancer and Leukemia group B and funded by the National Cancer Institute.

    His current efforts have focused on clinical and translational research in carcinoid and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

    Dr. Kulke is the recipient of the George Canellos Award for Clinical Investigation and the Ruth Brufsky Award for Pancreatic Cancer Research. He serves on the advisory board for the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, the executive committee of the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, and is chair of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Task force for the National Cancer Institute.


    Board Certification
    Medical Oncology, 1999
    Internal Medicine, 1995-2005

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Medical Oncology

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

    Recent Awards

    • Ruth Brufsky Award for Excellence in Clinical Research on Pancreatic Cancer, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2009
    • George Canellos Award for Contributions to Clinical Research, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 2003
    • Discovery Fellowship, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 1999-2001
    • Young Investigator Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 1998-1999
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