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Leena Gandhi, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology

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  • Director, Center for Cancer Therapeutic Innovation
  • Physician

Clinical Interests

  • Developmental therapeutics
  • Immuno-oncology
  • Phase 1 clinical trials

Contact Information

  • Appointments857-215-3332 (established)
    877-442-3324 (new)
  • Office Phone Number617-632-2096
  • Fax617-632-2630


Dr. Leena Gandhi is the Director of the Center for Cancer Therapeutic Innovation at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She received her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley in 1998 and her MD from New York University in 2002. She completed her postgraduate training at Massachusetts General Hospital and at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Dr. Gandhi is a highly accomplished clinical investigator who was a clinical fellow and faculty member at Dana-Farber. She has served as the Director of Thoracic Medical Oncology at New York University and as Vice President of Immuno-Oncology Development at Eli Lilly before returning to Dana-Farber in 2020.

Board Certification:

  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Internal Medicine


  • Dana-Farber/Massachusetts General Hospital, Hematology/Oncology


  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine

Medical School:

  • New York University School of Medicine


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