Franklin W. HuangMD, PhD
Dr. Franklin Huang is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a postdoctoral scholar at the Broad Institute. He received his M.D. at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and his Ph.D. in genetics at Harvard University. He completed his residency in internal medicine at
the Massachusetts General Hospital followed by a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the Dana-Farber/PartnersCancerCare Program.
Dr. Huang is working to improve cancer treatment in underserved and understudied populations. His research focuses on prostate cancer and on the role of non-coding mutations in cancer. His recent work reporting the discovery of TERT promoter mutations was published in Science magazine.
Dr. Huang has also been working in global health for over ten years and along with Ami Bhatt, is the co-founder and co-director of Global Oncology (GO), a volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to improving cancer care and research in resource-constrained settings.