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    Shuji Ogino, MD, PhD, MS

    Shuji Ogino, MD, PhD, MS
    Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
    Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


    Gastrointestinal Cancer

    Office phone: 617-632-1985
    Appointment phone: 877-332-4294
    Fax: 617-582-8558
    Email: shuji_ogino@dfci.harvard.edu
    Website: Ogino Lab

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Molecular and Cellular


    Molecular Diagnostics

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

    Other Practice Locations

    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    75 Francis Street
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. Ogino received his MD in 1993 and his PhD in 2001 from the University of Tokyo, Japan. He completed his residency in anatomic pathology and clinical pathology at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center in 1999, and a molecular pathology fellowship in 2000 at the University of Pennsylvania. He joined Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as Instructor in 2001. In 2015, Dr. Ogino was promoted to Professor of Pathology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), and Harvard Medical School; and Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In 2016, Dr. Ogino has become the first Chief of Division of Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) at BWH. Dr. Ogino has been serving as the Chairperson for the International Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Meeting Series since 2013. Dr. Ogino has received a number of awards and honors, particularly in recognition of his pioneering effort of establishing the interdisciplinary and integrative field of MPE. These recognitions include the Ramzi Cotran Young Investigator Award from the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) in 2011; Executive Officer’s Award (2004) and Meritorious Service Award (2012) from the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP); Elected Membership of American Society for Clinical Investigation (since 2014); recognition as the Most Influential Scientific Minds (2014), and High Cited Researcher (2015) by Thomson Reuters; and a 7-year grant, NCI R35 Outstanding Investigator Award (2015-2022) from the National Institute of Health. 


    Board Certification
    Molecular Genetic Pathology, 2003
    Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology, 2000

    University of Pennsylvania, Molecular Pathology, 2000

    Case Western Reserve University, Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology, 1999

    Medical School
    Harvard School of Public Health (MS in Epidemiology), 2010
    University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine (PhD), 2001
    University of Tokyo, 1993

    Recent Awards

    • Meritorious Service Award, from Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), October 2012
    • Ramzi Cotran Young Investigator Award, from United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), March 2011
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