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Vijay Sankaran | Education

Medical School

Harvard Medical School




Boston Children’s Hospital/Boston Medical Center

2011, Boston, MA



Boston Children’s Hospital/Boston Medical Center

2013, Boston, MA


Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital

2015, Boston, MA

Vijay Sankaran | Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (General)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Hematology-Oncology)

Vijay Sankaran | Professional History

Dr. Sankaran is a physician-scientist focused on caring for patients with non-malignant hematologic disorders with a special interest in diseases of red blood cell production and hemoglobin disorders. Dr. Sankaran’s laboratory uses human genetics to understand blood cell production, hemoglobin gene regulation, and how this goes awry in disease. Dr. Sankaran’s laboratory website is:


Dr. Sankaran serves as an expert for the Department of Hematology-Nonmalignant for Boston Children's Hospital Precision Medicine Service. For more information about the Precision Medicine Service please visit

Vijay Sankaran | Publications