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Ritu R. Gill, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Associate Radiologist, Thoracic Radiology, Brigham And Women's Hospital

Satff radiologist, Radiology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Contact Info

Ritu Gill
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA, 02115
Phone: 617-732-6285
Fax: 617-264-6802


Laura Freeman
Administrative Assistant
Brigham And Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA, 02115
Phone: 617-732-6285
Fax: 617-264-6802

DF/HCC Program Affiliation

Lung Cancer
Cancer Imaging

Research Abstract

The rationale for my ongoing project ‘Genomic Profiling of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) For Personalized Targeted Therapy Using CT-Guided Transthoracic Needle Biopsy (TTNB): Technological Assessment, And Clinical Outcomes’ is that, once high yield CT-guided core biopsy becomes available, the efficacy of genomic profiling will increase and facilitate accurate and timely treatment choices, changing the paradigm of lung cancer research. I have the expertise, leadership and motivation necessary to successfully carry out the proposed work. . I am the lead person for Image guided Lung Biopsies at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and collaborate with Dr. Bruce E. Johnson on the Genomic Initiative project; the purpose of the Genomics Initiative by the DFCI is to provide the context for introducing personalized medicine into the treatment of lung cancer. I am currently involved in performing CT-guided transthoracic needle biopsies for Genomic Profiling of Lung Cancer and collaborate with the oncologists, surgeons and radiation oncologists on a clinical and research basis.My research interest also includes evaluation of gender differences in Lung Cancer. As part of the International mesothelioma program, I am also invloved in Imaging of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma.


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