Faculty Profile

Richard Larson
Section of Hematology / Oncology
Professor of Medicine
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Director of the Hematologic Malignancies Clinical Research Program

Academic Interests

Dr. Larson’s academic interests include clinical trials in hematologic malignancies and stem cell transplantation, the determinants of response to therapy in leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes and the etiology of therapy-related leukemias. He is chair of the Leukemia Committee of the Cancer and Leukemia Group B, a multicenter organization funded by the National Cancer Institute to conduct clinical trials in leukemia and other cancers.

Clinical Interests

Leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkins Disease, myelodysplastic syndrome, stem cell transplantation, acute and chronic leukemias.


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  • AB, 1972, Dartmouth College, Chemistry
  • MS, 1973, University of Cambridge, Natural Science
  • MD, 1977, Stanford University
  • Residency, 1980, The University of Chicago, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 1983, The University of Chicago, Hematology/Oncology