UCSF radiation oncologist Harish Vasudevan MD, PhD

Harish Vasudevan, MD, PhD

Radiation Oncologist

Specialties: Adult and pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors

Dr. Vasudevan is a physician scientist in the departments of radiation oncology and neurological surgery. His clinical expertise is providing radiotherapy for children and adults with nervous system cancers. His scientific focus is understanding oncogenic growth factor signaling through receptor tyrosine kinases and the Ras signaling pathway with an emphasis on neurofibromatosis and nervous system tumors to identify better treatments for patients.

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Education and Training

2009: BS, California Institute of Technology
2017: MD PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
2018: Internship, Internal Medicine, California Pacific Medical Center
2022: Residency and Postdoctoral Fellow, Radiation Oncology, UCSF

Academic Positions

2022-present: Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology and Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Selected Awards

2012-2015: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) F31 Fellowship, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
2015:Terry Ann Krulwich Doctoral Dissertation Prize, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
2016: ASTRO Annual Meeting Travel Fellowship, Amgen Corporation
2017: Adult Basic Research Award, SNO Annual Meeting
2017: Biology Abstract Award, ASTRO Annual Meeting
2019-2021: Young Investigator Award, Children's Tumor Foundation
2021: Resident Recognition Abstract Award, ASTRO Annual Meeting
2021: Top Peripheral Nerve Paper of the Year, CNS Annual Meeting
2021: Young Investigator Award Winner, SNO YIA Forum
2022: Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, Radiological Society of North America
2022-2025: Francis Collins Scholar Award, NF Therapeutic Acceleration Program