Photo: William C. Hahn, MD, PhD
William C. Hahn, MD, PhD
Year elected: 2005
Current membership category: Senior
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School
450 Brookline Avenue, D1630
Boston, MA 02215
United States of America
Phone: 617-632-5244
Facsimile: 617-632-4005

Honors and awards

National Academy of Medicine (2021)

Society service

President, 2012–2013

Biographical statement

Dr. Hahn's laboratory focuses on the understanding the cooperative genetic interactions that lead to malignant transformation. In particular, his laboratory has developed novel experimental model systems for the study of normal and malignant epithelial biology and helped to develop genome scale tools that permit the manipulation of genes in a comprehensive manner. Using these tools, they are engaged in systematic studies to identify and validate new targets for translational studies in cancer. Clinically, he is a member of the Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology and is devoted to the development of new therapeutic strategies for the treatment of prostate and other cancers.

Institutional affiliations

Dr. Hahn is serving as the ASCI's Institutional Representative.


Internal Medicine

Positions held