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Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD
Division of Surgical Oncology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Dr. Bertagnolli is Professor at Harvard Medical School.
She was an Associate Surgeon at Brigham And Women’s Hospital.
She is a member of Clinical Science Coordinating Committee.
Dr. Bertagnolli’s laboratory studies the APC (Adenomatous Polyposis Coli) gene which is an important factor in colorectal carcinogenesis and in the development of desmoid tumors. Using animal tumor models of the human disease, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, the laboratory investigates mechanisms of tumor transformation initiated by APC mutation or loss.
The laboratory also studies modulation of APC gene activity and tumor formation by chemopreventive drugs.