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    Leena Gandhi, MD, PhD

    Leena Gandhi, MD, PhD


    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Thoracic Oncology
    Early Drug Development Center

    Office phone: 617-632-6049
    Appointment phone: 617-632-5320
    Fax: 617-632-5786

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    Medical Oncology


    Thoracic cancer, Novel therapies in lung cancer treatment including immunotherapies, Biomarkers of tumor progression, Small cell lung cancer

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


    Dr. Gandhi received her medical degree from NYU School of Medicine in 2002, following a doctoral degree in molecular biology from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1998. She subsequently completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, and her fellowship in Medical Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

    In 2008, she joined the staff of DFCI and Brigham and Women's Hospital, where she is a medical oncologist and clinical investigator in the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology and in the Early Drug Development Center. Dr. Gandhi's research focuses on novel therapies in the treatment of lung cancer and biomarkers of tumor progression.


    Board Certification
    Medical Oncology, 2007
    Internal Medicine, 2005

    Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, Hematology/Oncology

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    New York University School of Medicine
    University of California, Berkeley

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