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George Demetri, MD

George Demetri, MD

Senior Advisor

Areas of Focus:

  • BioPharma and Life Sciences

Prior Experience:

  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Director of the Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology; Director of the Ludwig Center; Senior Vice President for Experimental Therapeutics; Institute Physician; Quick Family Chair in Medical Oncology; IRB Member; Director of Center for Novel Experimental Therapeutics; Director of Center for Clinical and Translational Research; Chief of Clinical Services
  • Harvard Medical School
    Professor of Medicine
  • National Cancer Institute
    Visiting Clinical Attending Physician
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Associate Physician
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Affiliate Physician
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center  
    Associate Attending Physician
  • Somerville Hospital
    Clinical Associate
  • Pacific Medical Center
    Emergency Ward Physician


  • WIRB - Copernicus Group Oncology Advisory Board
  • Blueprint Medicines Corporation
  • G1 Therapeutics, Inc. Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board
  • vTv Therapeutics LLC Scientific Advisory Board
  • Mirati Therapeutics Scientific Advisory Board
  • Co-Chair of the Sarcoma Foundation of America Medical Advisory Board
  • ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. Medical Advisory Board
  • Caris Life Sciences, Inc. Scientific Advisory Board
  • N-of-One, Inc. Medical Advisory Board
  • Cancer Commons Advisory Board
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • Member of the Clinical Trials Working Group at the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative
  • Point Therapeutics Inc. (Previous)
  • Chair of the Sarcoma Alliance Medical Advisory Board (Previous)
  • Founding Chairman of the Clinical Advisory Board at Kolltan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Previous)
  • Member of the Medical Advisory Board at EmergingMed, Inc. (Previous)
  • Plexxikon Inc. Scientific Advisory Board (Previous)
  • Connective Tissue Oncology Society (Previous)
  • MedPanel, LLC (Previous)
  • Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, LLC (Previous)
  • Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Oncology Clinical Advisory Board (Previous)
  • Invivis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Previous)


  • A.B.
    Harvard College
  • M.D.
    Stanford University School of Medicine