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    Rani E. George, MD, PhD

     
    Rani E. George, MD, PhD

     
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Center/Program

    Pediatric Solid Tumors

    Office phone: 617-632-5281
    Appointment phone: 888-733-4662 (new); 617-632-3270 (established)
    Fax: 617-632-4850
    Email: rani_george@dfci.harvard.edu
    Website: http://ranigeorgelaboratory.weebly.com/

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Discipline

    Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist

    Research Department

    Pediatric Oncology

    Interests

    Neuroblastoma, Oncology


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

    Biography

    Dr George received her MD from the University of Liberia and her PhD from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. She completed clinical training in pediatrics and hematology/oncology at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Boston Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She conducted post-doctoral research at Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber. Her laboratory focuses on identifying molecular targets in cancer cells that can be translated into novel therapies with special emphasis on the pediatric solid tumor neuroblastoma. The translational research program in her laboratory integrates cancer biology, preclinical drug development and clinical trials targeting molecular aberrations in neuroblastoma and other pediatric solid tumors.

    Background

    Board Certification
    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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

    Residency
    Boston Combined Residency Program, Boston Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center, Pediatrics
    The Royal Victoria Infirmary

    Internship
    John F. Kennedy Memorial Medical Center

    Medical School
    A. M. Dogliotti College of Medicine, University of Liberia

    Graduate School
    University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne