• Physician Profile

    Ruben Carrasco, MD

     
    Ruben Carrasco, MD
     
    Assistant Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

    Center/Program

    Hematologic Oncology

    Office phone: 617-582-8159
    Appointment phone: 877-332-4294
    Fax: 617-582-8160
    Email: ruben_carrasco@dfci.harvard.edu

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    Discipline

    Pathologist

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Hematologic Neoplasia


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

    Biography

    Dr. Carrasco received his MD in 1991 from the University of Chile School of Medicine. He trained in surgical pathology and hematopathology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital; he is board-certified in both fields. In 2001, he worked in the laboratory of Dr. Ronald DePinho as a postdoctoral research fellow. After completing this training, Dr. Carrasco joined the faculty in 2004. He has a long-standing interest in hematological malignancies and is currently investigating the genetic events leading to disease pathogenesis in multiple myeloma.

    Background

    Board Certification
    Anatomic Pathology, 2001
    Hematology, 2001

    Residency
    Barros Lucos Trudeau, Pathology, 1986
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Pathology, 1999

    Medical School
    Universidad De Chile, 1982

    Recent Awards

    • Kimmel Award, 2005