• Kimmie Ng, MD

    Director of Clinical Research
    Center for Gastrointestinal Oncology

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School


    Dr. Kimmie Ng is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of Clinical Research in the Center for Gastrointestinal Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where she has been on faculty since 2008. Her research focuses on identifying dietary, plasma, and genetic predictors of improved survival in patients with colorectal and pancreatic cancer, with a special interest in the vitamin D and inflammatory pathways. She also created the colorectal cancer patient-derived xenograft tumor bank at Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, and conducts translational projects investigating biomarkers of response and resistance to treatment.

    She is the principal investigator of several national and international clinical trials of novel agents for the treatment of colorectal and pancreatic cancer, and is the recipient of numerous NIH-funded grants and private foundation awards. Clinically, she cares for patients with all types of gastrointestinal malignancies. Dr. Ng graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry from Yale University, and received her Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, where she was selected as a Twenty-First Century Endowed Scholar. She also earned a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her internal medicine training was completed at the University of California, San Francisco, and her medical oncology fellowship at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

     
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