Katherine A. Thornton, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Thornton is a medical oncologist specializing in the care of patients with sarcoma and connective tissue cancers.
She is currently the Clinical Director for the Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Previously, she was the medical director for the Kimmel Cancer Center in Washington, D.C. and Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology at The Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Additionally, she worked for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the Office of Hematology and Oncology Products specializing in sarcoma drug approval.
Dr. Thornton's research and clinical practice focuses on the development of new therapies for the treatment and prevention of sarcoma and other musculoskeletal tumors.