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David Weinstock, M.D.

David Weinstock, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a Staff Physician and Independent Investigator at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, an Associate Member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT and Associate Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, MD from George Washington University and his post-graduate training in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Infectious Diseases at New York Hospital/Cornell and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In 2008, Dr. Weinstock moved to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, where he directs a translational research program focused on novel therapeutic targets in lymphoid malignancies. He has authored over 80 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters on topics ranging from cancer pathogenesis to infections among immunocompromised hosts to mechanisms of DNA damage response to nuclear terrorism preparedness.

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Dr. Weinstock has performed field work with refugees in the Republic of Georgia and after Hurricane Katrina and now directs a program establishing translational research capacity for patients with blood cancers in Malawi. In 2009, he became the Medical Advisor for the Radiation Injury Treatment Network, a consortium of academic medical centers across the US focused on the management of irradiated casualties. In that capacity, he serves as an advisor and subject matter expert to multiple offices within the Department of Health and Human Services, lectures widely on RITN and its role in nuclear preparedness and directs an effort to establish user managed inventory stockpiles at RITN centers. Dr. Weinstock has received multiple awards over the past few years, including a Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Scholar Award, an Innovative Research Award from Stand Up To Cancer and a Research Scholar Award from the American Cancer Society.

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  • This page last reviewed: January 27, 2015