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Scott C. Borinstein, M.D., Ph. D.

  • Scott and Tracie Hamilton Chair in Cancer Survivorship
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Director, Pediatric Sarcoma Program
  • Director, Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program
  • Director, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program

Scott C. Borinstein, M.D., Ph. D.

  • Scott and Tracie Hamilton Chair in Cancer Survivorship
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Director, Pediatric Sarcoma Program
  • Director, Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program
  • Director, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program

scott.c.borinstein@vumc.org

Profile

Dr. Borinstein's research focuses on the development of better treatment for pediatric sarcomas and teenagers and young adults with sarcoma. His basic science and translational research efforts are focused on how epigenetic changes contribute to the pathogenesis of Ewing Sarcoma, a highly malignant tumor of bone that most often affects teenagers and young adults.

Dr. Borinstein also has a research interest in adolescent and young adult oncology, developing better ways to provide psychosocial support during and after treatment for cancer.

Education

  • M.D., Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University (MCV/VCU), Richmond, VA (2002)
  • Ph.D., Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University (MCV/VCU), Richmond, VA (2002)
  • B.S., University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia (1994)
Postgraduate Training
  • Pediatric Residency-Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship-Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA

Research Emphasis

Research Description

Publications

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