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Sridhar Ramaswamy, MD

  • Phone: 617-643-3140
Department of Medicine


  • Cancer Center
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
Clinical Interests
Cancer genetics
Cancer treatment
Breast cancer
Gastrointestinal cancer
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Boston University School of Medicine
Residency, NY Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
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Dr. Ramaswamy is the Tucker Gosnell Investigator andAttending Physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, AssistantProfessor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, the Harvard Cancer Center,Harvard Stem Cell Institute, and Broad Institute of Harvard & MIT. He is anactive member of the American Society for Clinical Oncology, American Societyof Hematology, American College of Physicians, and American Society forClinical Investigation.


We investigate the molecular and cellular basis of cancer cell metastasis and drug resistance, with an eye towards translating findings into new diagnostic and treatment strategies for cancer patients.

Learn more about the Ramaswamy Lab.

Stand Up To Cancer

Sridhar Ramaswamy, MD, awarded a Research Innovation Grant to fund his lab’s work on the mechanisms of cancer cell survival, metastasis, drug resistance, and dormancy.

Sridhar Ramaswamy, MD, elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI)

The ASCI is an honor society of physician-scientists, who translate findings in the laboratory to the advancement of clinical practice.

Sridhar Ramaswamy, MD, awarded the Sidney Kimmel Foundation Award in Translational Research

The Kimmel Scholar Awards were created in 1997 to further the careers of gifted, young scientists involved in cancer research.

Ramaswamy awarded Howard Hughes Medical Institute Physician-Scientist Early Career Award

Each year, alumni of the HHMI-National Institutes of Health Research Scholars Program and the HHMI Research Training Fellowships for Medical Students are invited to apply for Early Career Awards as they begin their careers as physician-scientists.

Big Data’s Powerful Promise

Mass General researchers believe computational biology will lead to more accurate diagnosis of a broad range of conditions and improved personalized treatments.

Metastasis: The Killing Fields

Cancer begins its spread much earlier than thought, hijacks healthy cells to help it proliferate, and activates a dormant embryonic program that gives it license to travel.

55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-643-3140
Fax: 617-643-3170

55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-643-3140
Fax: 617-643-3170


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