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    Mark W. Kieran, MD, PhD

     
    Mark W. Kieran, MD, PhD

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    Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Center

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Center/Program

    Pediatric Brain Tumors

    Office phone: 617-632-4386
    Appointment phone: 617-632-4386
    Fax: 617-632-4897
    Email: mark_kieran@dfci.harvard.edu

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Discipline

    Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist

    Research Department

    Pediatric Oncology

    Interests

    Neuro-oncology, Experimental therapies, Anti-angiogenesis, Phase I/Phase II trials


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

    Biography

    Dr. Kieran received his PhD in 1983 from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, and his MD in 1986 from the University of Calgary. He completed postgraduate training in molecular biology at the Pasteur Institute in Paris. After a pediatric residency in Montreal, he received postdoctoral education at Children's Hospital Boston. In 1999, he became director of Pediatric Medical Neuro-Oncology at DFCI. He also works on angiogenesis in the laboratory of the late Dr. Judah Folkman.

    Background

    Board Certification
    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1996, 2003
    Pediatrics, 1993

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

    Residency
    Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University

    Medical School
    University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine

    Recent Awards

    • Top Doctors in Boston, Boston Magazine, 2010
    • Appreciation Award, Childrens Cancer Hospital Egypt, 2009
    • Top Doctors in Boston, Boston Magazine, 2009
    • Letter of Appreciation, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 2006
    • Triple Winner Award, Boston, MA, 2006
    • Nick Palmer Award and Lecture, London, UK, 2002