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    Ramesh A. Shivdasani, MD, PhD

     
    Ramesh A. Shivdasani, MD, PhD

     
    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Center/Program

    Gastrointestinal Cancer

    Office phone: 617-632-5746
    Appointment phone: 617-632-4955
    Fax: 617-582-7198

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    Discipline

    Medical Oncologist

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Solid Tumor Oncology

    Interest

    Gastrointestinal cancers


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

    Biography

    Dr. Shivdasani received his medical and graduate degrees from The University of Michigan School in 1989. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, his fellowship in Medical Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and post-doctoral research training at The Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Childrens Hospital Boston.

    In 1996, he joined the staff of Dana-Farber and Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he is a medical oncologist and laboratory investigator in the Gastrointestinal Cancer Center.

    Dr. Shivdasani's research focuses on normal mechanisms of development and cell differentiation in the gastrointestinal tract and new targets for treatment of intestinal tumors.

    Background

    Board Certification
    Medical Oncology, 1995

    Fellowship
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Medical Oncology

    Residency
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    University of Michigan School of Medicine

    Recent Awards

    • Association of American Physicians, 2009
    • American Society for Clinical Investigation, 2005
    • Harvard Medical School Class of 2007 teaching award, Best Tutor of the Year, 2004
    • Brian ODell Memorial Research Award (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society), 2003