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Pasi A. Janne, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Contact Info

Pasi Janne
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA, 02215
Mailstop: Dana1234
Phone: 617-632-6076
Fax: 617-632-5786


Kristen Labbe
Administrative Assistant
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
44 Binney Street
Boston, MA, 02115
Phone: 617-632-6036
Fax: 617-582-7683

DF/HCC Program Affiliation

Lung Cancer, Co-Leader
Cancer Genetics

DF/HCC Associations

Member, Clinical Science Coordinating Committee
Member, Center Scientific Council

Research Abstract

1.) Genetic changes in lung cancers and pre-cancerous lung lesions. The focus of my research is the identification of genetic changes (such as loss of heterozygosity) in lung cancers and in pre-cancerous bronchial lesions. The goals of this project are to correlate these changes with clinical outcomes, such as risk of tumor recurrence, and to better identify patients who may be at risk of developing lung carcinomas.

2.) Identification of molecular therapeutic targets in malignant pleural mesothelioma. The goals of this project are to identify and characterize novel molecular targets that could be used as therapeutic targets for the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Such agents are presently being tested in various in vitro model systems.


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