Date:August 16, 2012

Sharon Plon, MD, PhD

Sharon Plon, M.D., Ph.D.Co-Director, Cancer Genetics and Genomics Program,
Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers

Department of Pediatrics
Section of Hematology-Oncology and
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine

Faculty Member
Cell and Molecular Biology, Interdepartmental Program
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine

Director, Baylor Cancer Genetics Clinics and Neurofibromatosis Clinic

Director, MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program,
Baylor College of Medicine

Principal Investigator,
Cancer Genetics and Genomics Research Laboratories
Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers

Sharon Plon, MD, PhD
1102 Bates Street, Suite 1200
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 832-824-4251
Fax: 832-825-4276

About Sharon Plon, MD, PhD

Dr. Sharon Plon is board certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in Clinical Genetics. Her clinical interests include: Cancer Genetics Syndromes, Breast Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility, von Hippel Lindau Syndrome, Neurofibromatosis, and Retinoblastoma and Familial Adenomatous Polyposis.

Dr. Sharon Plon’s research focuses on the genetic basis of inherited susceptibility to cancer. Learn about the research laboratory of Sharon Plon, MD, PhD


MD, Harvard University
PhD, Harvard University
Internship, University of Washington
Fellowship, Molecular Genetics Fellowship, National Cancer Institute
Fellowship, University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center – Clinical Fellowship in Medical Genetics
BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Board Certifications

American Board Medical Genetics: Clinical Genetics

Selected Memberships

Board of Directors, American Society Human Genetics (ASHG)
Member, American College Medical Genetics (ACMG)
Member, American Association Cancer Research (AACR)

Clinical Special Interests

Cancer Genetics Syndromes
Breast Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility
von Hippel Lindau Syndrome
Retinoblastoma and Familial Adenomatous Polyposis