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Bradley Bernstein, MD, PhD

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  • Chair of Cancer Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Richard and Nancy Lubin Family Chair
  • Professor of Cell Biology and Pathology, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests

  • Brain tumors
  • Glioblastoma
  • Sarcomas

Contact Information

  • Office Phone Number617-632-5160


Dr. Bernstein received his B.S. from Yale University in 1992 and his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 1999, before completing a residency in clinical pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and postdoctoral research at Harvard University. He served on the faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital from 2005 to 2021. He is currently Chair of Cancer Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where he holds the Richard and Nancy Lubin Family Chair. He is also the Director of the Gene Regulation Observatory at the Broad Institute, a Professor of Cell Biology and Pathology at Harvard Medical School, and an Investigator in Harvard’s Ludwig Institute.

Board Certification:

  • Clinical Pathology


  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Medical School:

  • University of Washington

Recent Awards:

  • Early Career Scientist Award from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Elizabeth and Michael Ruane Endowed Scholar Award in Endocrine Pathology
  • Career Award in the Biomedical Sciences from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund
  • NIH Director’s Pioneer Award
  • American Cancer Society Professorship
  • Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research


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