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Dimitrios Spentzos, M.D. M.M.Sc.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Associate Director for Clinical Research, Proteomics Core, Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Active Staff, Hematology/Oncology and Genomics Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Contact Info

Dimitrios Spentzos
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
3 Blackfan Circle, CLS 4th floor
Boston, MA, 02115
Mailstop: CLS 449
Phone: 617-667-1948
Fax: 617-667-1960


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DF/HCC Program Affiliation

Gynecologic Cancers

Research Abstract

My research focus is on the application of high throughput technologies such as genomics and proteomics in cancer clinical investigation. Goals are to discover and developt transrciption or proteomic signatures in various human tissues strongly associated with cancer risk, progression, response to treatment and overall outcome. Major tools in the laboratory are (among others) expression microarrays, microRNA profiling, next generation sequencing, high throughput real time PCR, and mass spetrometry. Molecular profiling data are linked to extensively annotated clinical cancer databases and results are generated through intense biostatistics and bioinformatics analysis. Major focus in sarcoma and ovarian cancer although parellel projects in other tumors are also ongoing.


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