John Prensner, MD, PhD


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


Treatment Centers
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Interests
Cancer genomics, Pediatric brain tumors


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


Board Certifications
Pediatrics, 2018
Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2020
Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics, 2017
Medical School
University of Michigan Medical School, 2014
John Prensner, MD, PhD, is an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, an Attending Physician in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and Boston Children's Hospital (BCH), and a post-doctoral research fellow in the laboratory of Todd Golub, MD, at the Broad Institute. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature at Tufts University. He completed his MD, PhD training in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Prensner completed his Pediatrics residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology fellowship at DFCI/BCH.

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