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    Charles W. Roberts, MD, PhD

     
    Charles W. Roberts, MD, PhD
     
    Director, Research Program in Solid Tumors
    Physician


    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Center/Program

    Pediatric Solid Tumors

    Office phone: 617-632-2072
    Appointment phone: 888-733-4662 (new); 617-632-3270 (established)
    Fax: 617-582-8096
    Email: charles_roberts@dfci.harvard.edu
    Website: The Charles Roberts Lab

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Discipline

    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    Research Department

    Pediatric Oncology

    Interest

    Rhabdoid tumors


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

    Biography

    Dr. Roberts received his MD and PhD degrees in 1995 from Washington University, St. Louis, and then completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital Boston. Following a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at Children's Hospital Boston and DFCI, he joined the laboratory of Dr. Stuart Orkin for postdoctoral training. In 2003, he launched his own laboratory at DFCI, where his research focuses on the role of aberrant chromatin remodeling in cancer development.

    Background

    Board Certification
    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    Fellowship
    Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1997-1999

    Residency
    Boston Combined Residency Program, Boston Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center, Pediatrics, 1996-1997

    Internship
    Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, 1995-1996

    Medical School
    Washington University School of Medicine, 1995

    Recent Awards

    • Elected to membership in the American Society of Clinical Investigation, 2010
    • Elected to membership in the Society for Pediatric Research, 2007
    • Stephen E. Sallan Leadership Award, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 2005
    • American Association for Cancer Research Scholar-in-Training Award
      , 2003