Eliezer M. Van Allen, MD
Year elected: 2019
Current membership category: Active
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
United States of America
Phone: 617-632-6656
Email: eliezerm_vanallen@dfci.harvard.edu

Biographical statement

Dr. Van Allen is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a clinician at Dana-Farber/Partners Cancer Care, and an Associate Member at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. His research focuses on computational cancer genomics, the application of new technologies such as massively parallel sequencing to precision cancer medicine, and resistance to targeted, chemotherapeutic, and immunologic therapeutics. As both a computational biologist and medical oncologist, he has specific expertise in clinical computational oncology and the development of algorithms to analyze and interpret genomic data for clinically focused questions. Overall, his research will make important contributions to the field of precision cancer medicine and resistance to targeted therapeutics via expertise and study in translational and clinical bioinformatics. Originally from Los Angeles, CA, he studied Symbolic Systems at Stanford University, obtained his M.D. from UCLA, and completed a residency in internal medicine at UCSF before coming to Boston and completing a medical oncology fellowship at the Dana-Farber/Partners Cancer Care program.

Institutional affiliations

Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Primary)
William C. Hahn, MD, PhD is the representative at this institution.


Medical Oncology