Alejandro Gutierrez, MD, FAAP


Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Office Phone: 617-919-3660
Appointment Phone: 888-733-4662 (new), 617-632-3270 (established), 888-733-4662 (new), 617-632-3270 (established)
Fax: 617-730-0934
Preferred Contact Method: email


Treatment Centers
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Interests
Global health, Liposarcoma, T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Zebrafish drug screens


Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA  02115

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


Board Certifications
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2009
Pediatrics, 2004
Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2007
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatrics, 2004
Medical School
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2001
Dr. Gutierrez received an MD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed a pediatrics residency at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, followed by a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. His postdoctoral research training was with Dr. A. Thomas Look at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Gutierrez is a Scholar of the American Society of Hematology-Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program and recipient of the 2010 Young Investigators Award from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

The Gutierrez laboratory is focused on discovery of molecular oncogenesis and novel therapeutic targets for chemoresistant human cancers, including high-risk T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia and treatment-resistant sarcomas. Our approach combines functional genetics, biochemistry, and small molecule screens, leveraging the zebrafish models of these high-risk human cancers we have recently developed.

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