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    Anthony G. Letai, MD, PhD

    Anthony G. Letai, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Hematologic Oncology

    Office phone: 617-632-2348
    Appointment phone: 617-632-6140
    Fax: 617-582-8160
    Email: anthony_letai@dfci.harvard.edu

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    Medical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Hematologic Neoplasia



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


    Dr. Letai received his MD and PhD from the University of Chicago. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at DFCI. He did his postdoctoral research training in the laboratory of Dr. Stanley Korsmeyer. Dr. Letai's research focuses on the mechanisms by which cancer cells evade death, and on the application of that knowledge to the selective killing of cancer cells. He joined the faculty of DFCI and Harvard Medical School in 2004.


    Board Certification
    Medical Oncology, 2001

    Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, Hematology/Oncology

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    University of Chicago

    Recent Awards

    • American Society of Clinical Investigation, Elected Member, 2009
    • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Scholar Award, 2008
    • Kimmel Scholar Award, 2005
    • V Scholar Award, 2005
    • Smith Family New Investigator, 2004