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    Rizwan Haq, MD, PhD

     
    Rizwan Haq, MD, PhD
     
    Physician
    Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital


    Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

    Center/Program

    Melanoma

    Office phone: 617-632-5055
    Appointment phone: 617-632-5055
    Fax: 617-632-6727
    Email: rizwan_haq@dfci.harvard.edu
    Website: Haq Lab

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Discipline

    Medical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Molecular and Cellular

    Interests

    Melanoma, Developmental therapeutics, Targeted therapies


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

    Biography

    Dr. Haq is a graduate of the University of Toronto, where he completed his B.Sc. (Hon), and MD/PhD. His PhD was at the Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital in the laboratory of Dr Brent Zanke. He completed his clinical training in internal medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, followed by medical oncology training at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital. He joined the laboratory of Dr David E. Fisher, where he conducted translational work in the melanoma; and was an attending oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital.

    He was recruited back to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in 2014. His research focuses on resistance to melanoma therapies, including targeted agents and immunotherapies. He has been a contributing author of numerous high profile publications, including those published in Cancer CellNatureProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Dr. Haq devotes part of his time to developing the next generation of melanoma therapeutics and translating them to innovative investigator-initiated clinical trials. His clinical practice is dedicated to patients with melanoma. 

    Background

    Board Certification
    Internal Medicine
    Medical Oncology

    Fellowship
    Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, Medical Oncology

    Residency
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Osler Housestaff Training Program

    Internship
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

    Medical School
    University of Toronto

    Graduate School
    University of Toronto

    Language
    English

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