Katherine (Katie) Janeway, MD
She graduated from Barnard College (Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa) in 1994 with a B.A. in Political Science and Environmental Science. Barnard awarded her the Lillian Niederman Fellowship for promise of distinction as a physician and a humanist.
Dr. Janeway did her pediatric residency training in the Boston Combined Residency Program, a joint program of Children’s Hospital, Boston and the Boston Medical Center. She was a Children’s Hospital Chief Resident from 2003 to 2004.
Dr. Janeway trained as a Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute from 2004 until 2007. During the final year of her hematology-oncology training she was the Program’s Co-Chief Fellow.
Currently, Katie is an attending physician in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Children’s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute and a Harvard Medical School Instructor of Pediatrics.
She splits her time between pediatric oncology clinical care and research. Her research focus is pediatric sarcomas with an emphasis on bridging the gap between the laboratory and the clinic by conducting clinically relevant laboratory work and using knowledge gained in the laboratory to design rational clinical studies.
She has active laboratory projects and clinical studies in osteosarcoma and gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST). Her studies of GIST have focused on pediatric and wild-type GIST.