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Researcher | Research Overview

Dr. Frank's research laboratory is currently focused on dissecting the relationship of multipotent stem cells residing in diverse human tissues to genetic diseases and cancer, with a special emphasis on the relevant role of the ATP-binding cassette transporter and chemoresistance gene ABCB5.


Researcher | Research Background

Dr. Frank received her medical degree at the Kiev Medical Institute, in Kiev, Ukraine, and continued her training at Boston Children's Hospital and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition to her research role, Frank directs the Genetics Clinic at the VA Boston Medical Center, where she attends to patients with hereditary cancer syndromes. She also serves as an Associate Physician in the Division of Genetics at Brigham and Women's Hospital and is a member of the Harvard Center for Neurofibromatosis and Allied Disorders.


Researcher | Publications