Karin Gaensler

MD

Hematologist

About me

Dr. Karin Gaensler is a specialist in cancers of the blood who has a special interest in gene therapy. She is currently working to develop novel approaches for treating blood disorders caused by a specific gene mutation.

Gaensler earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She then went on to complete her residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at UCSF.

Gaensler has received numerous awards, including a fellowship from the American Cancer Society, a fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a physician-scientist award from the National Institutes of Health.

  • Education

    Harvard Medical School, 1981

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Medicine, 1984

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Oncology, 1987

    UCSF, Hematology, 1987

  • Board Certifications

    Hematology, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Professor

  • Languages

    French

    German

    Swedish

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