Neekesh V. Dharia, MD, PhD

Physician

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Office Phone: 617-632-4155
Appointment Phone: 617-632-3270
Fax: 617-632-4410

General

Treatment Centers
Discipline
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Interests
Cancer genomics, Hematologic malignancies, Hematologic malignancy, Solid tumors

Location

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

Background

Board Certifications
Pediatrics, 2014
Fellowships
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2017
Residency
University of California Los Angeles, Pediatrics, 2014
Medical School
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, 2011
Biography
Neekesh V. Dharia, MD PhD, is an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, an Attending Physician in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at DFCI and Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), and a post-doctoral research fellow in the laboratories of Kimberly Stegmaier, MD, and Todd Golub, MD, at DFCI and the Broad Institute. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in South Asian Studies and Bachelor of Science degrees in Biochemistry, Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Iowa. He completed his MD PhD training in 2011 in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of California San Diego with his PhD work performed at The Scripps Research Institute. Dr. Dharia completed his Pediatric residency at the University of California Los Angeles and Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Fellowship at DFCI/BCH.

Dr. Dharia is currently a post-doctoral researcher in the laboratories of Kimberly Stegmaier, MD, and Todd Golub, MD, at DFCI and the Broad Institute, where his efforts are focused on leveraging functional genomic screens and other deep characterization of pediatric cancers to identify potential new therapeutic approaches with a focus on neuroblastoma, Ewing sarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma and hematologic malignancies.
Research

Dr. Dharia is currently a post-doctoral researcher in the laboratories of Kimberly Stegmaier, MD, and Todd Golub, MD, at DFCI and the Broad Institute, where his efforts are focused on leveraging functional genomic screens and other deep characterization of pediatric cancers to identify potential new therapeutic approaches with a focus on neuroblastoma, Ewing sarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma and hematologic malignancies.

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As a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, our physicians are passing on their expertise to the next generation of pediatric hematologists and oncologists.