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    Rani E. George, MD, PhD

    Rani E. George, MD, PhD


    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School


    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: Rani George Lab

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    Research Department

    Pediatric Oncology


    Neuroblastoma, Oncology

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


    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.


    Board Certification
    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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

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

    John F. Kennedy Memorial Medical Center

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

    Graduate School
    University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne