Junne Kamihara, MD, PhD

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

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Medical Services


  • Cancer Predisposition


  • Hematology / Oncology


  • Solid Tumor Program
  • Pediatric Cancer Risk Program
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Experience and Education


Medical School

Harvard Medical School, 2008

Boston, MA


Boston Combined Residency Program, Boston Children's Hospital/ Boston Medical Center, 2011

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology

Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 2014

Boston, MA


  • Pediatrics

Professional History

Dr. Kamihara received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and her PhD in genetics from MIT. She completed her pediatric residency training at Boston Children’s Hospital/Boston Medical Center and her fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital. She is currently an attending physician in the Jimmy Fund Clinic. Her research and clinical interests focus on pediatric cancer predisposition syndromes.


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Kamihara J, Nyborn JA, Olcese ME, Nickerson T, Mack JW. Parental hope for children with advanced cancer. Pediatrics. 2015 May; 135(5):868-74.
  2. Baumer FM, Kamihara J, Gorman MP. Neuromyelitis optica in an adolescent after bone marrow transplantation. Pediatr Neurol. 2015 Jan; 52(1):119-24.
  3. Kamihara J, Rana HQ, Garber JE. Germline TP53 mutations and the changing landscape of Li-Fraumeni syndrome. Hum Mutat. 2014 Jun; 35(6):654-62.
  4. Kuo CJ, Farnebo F, Yu EY, Christofferson R, Swearingen RA, Carter R, von Recum HA, Yuan J, Kamihara J, Flynn E, D'Amato R, Folkman J, Mulligan RC. Comparative evaluation of the antitumor activity of antiangiogenic proteins delivered by gene transfer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Apr 10; 98(8):4605-10.
  5. Kuo CJ, LaMontagne KR, Garcia-Cardeña G, Ackley BD, Kalman D, Park S, Christofferson R, Kamihara J, Ding YH, Lo KM, Gillies S, Folkman J, Mulligan RC, Javaherian K. Oligomerization-dependent regulation of motility and morphogenesis by the collagen XVIII NC1/endostatin domain. J Cell Biol. 2001 Mar 19; 152(6):1233-46.
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