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    Anthony G. Letai, MD, PhD

     
    Anthony G. Letai, MD, PhD
     
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Center/Program

    Hematologic Oncology

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

    Preferred contact method: email
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    Discipline

    Medical Oncologist

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Hematologic Neoplasia

    Interest

    Leukemia


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

    Biography

    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.

    Background

    Board Certification
    Medical Oncology, 2001

    Fellowship
    Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, Hematology/Oncology

    Residency
    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