Junne Kamihara, MD, PhD



Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-632-3270
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Medical Services

Specialties

  • Cancer Predisposition

Departments

  • Hematology / Oncology

Programs

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

Education

Medical School

Harvard Medical School, 2008

Boston, MA

Residency

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

Certifications

  • 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

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  1. Wasserman JD, Tomlinson GE, Druker H, Kamihara J, Kohlmann WK, Kratz CP, Nathanson KL, Pajtler KW, Parareda A, Rednam SP, States LJ, Villani A, Walsh MF, Zelley K, Schiffman JD. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia and Hyperparathyroid-Jaw Tumor Syndromes: Clinical Features, Genetics, and Surveillance Recommendations in Childhood. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Jul 01; 23(13):e123-e132.
  2. Kamihara J, Bourdeaut F, Foulkes WD, Molenaar JJ, Mossé YP, Nakagawara A, Parareda A, Scollon SR, Schneider KW, Skalet AH, States LJ, Walsh MF, Diller LR, Brodeur GM. Retinoblastoma and Neuroblastoma Predisposition and Surveillance. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Jul 01; 23(13):e98-e106.
  3. Foulkes WD, Kamihara J, Evans DGR, Brugières L, Bourdeaut F, Molenaar JJ, Walsh MF, Brodeur GM, Diller L. Cancer Surveillance in Gorlin Syndrome and Rhabdoid Tumor Predisposition Syndrome. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Jun 15; 23(12):e62-e67.
  4. Rednam SP, Erez A, Druker H, Janeway KA, Kamihara J, Kohlmann WK, Nathanson KL, States LJ, Tomlinson GE, Villani A, Voss SD, Schiffman JD, Wasserman JD. Von Hippel-Lindau and Hereditary Pheochromocytoma/Paraganglioma Syndromes: Clinical Features, Genetics, and Surveillance Recommendations in Childhood. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Jun 15; 23(12):e68-e75.
  5. Schultz KAP, Rednam SP, Kamihara J, Doros L, Achatz MI, Wasserman JD, Diller LR, Brugières L, Druker H, Schneider KA, McGee RB, Foulkes WD. PTEN, DICER1, FH, and Their Associated Tumor Susceptibility Syndromes: Clinical Features, Genetics, and Surveillance Recommendations in Childhood. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Jun 15; 23(12):e76-e82.
  6. Yi JS, Kamihara J, Kesselheim JC, Davies K, van Hoff J, Silverman LB, Mullen EA. Synchronous occurrence of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and wilms tumor in two patients: underlying etiology and combined treatment plan. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 May; 64(5).
  7. Kamihara J, Ma C, Fuentes Alabi SL, Garrido C, Frazier AL, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Orjuela MA. Socioeconomic status and global variations in the incidence of neuroblastoma: call for support of population-based cancer registries in low-middle-income countries. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Feb; 64(2):321-323.
  8. Kamihara J, Nyborn JA, Olcese ME, Nickerson T, Mack JW. Parental hope for children with advanced cancer. Pediatrics. 2015 May; 135(5):868-74.
  9. Archer N, Collins NB, Croteau S, Hong AL, Kamihara J, Kim D, Kort K, Mersereau R, Mosadegh S, Billett A. Use of a fever fast track tool to reduce time to antibiotic dose in febrile pediatric oncology patients. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Oct 20; 32(30_suppl):222.
  10. Baumer FM, Kamihara J, Gorman MP. Neuromyelitis optica in an adolescent after bone marrow transplantation. Pediatr Neurol. 2015 Jan; 52(1):119-24.
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  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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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