Alan D'Andrea biography

Alan D'Andrea

Physician, Academic

1956 –

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Who is Alan D'Andrea?

Dr. Alan D. D'Andrea, MD is an American cancer researcher and the Alvan T. and Viola D. Fuller American Cancer Society Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. D'Andrea's research at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute focuses on chromosome instability and cancer susceptibility. He is currently the director of the DFCI Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory and the Director of the Clinical Gene Therapy Center at Boston Children's Hospital.

As a postdoctoral fellow at the Whitehead Institute of Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dr. D'Andrea cloned the erythropoietin receptor, a protein known to rescue red blood cell progenitors from apoptosis.

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Born
Sep 28, 1956
Pasadena
Also known as
  • Dr. Alan D. D'Andrea
Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard University
  • Harvard Medical School
Lived in
  • United States of America

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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