Date:August 16, 2012

Sharon Plon, MD, PhD

Sharon Plon, M.D., Ph.D.Professor
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, M.D./Ph.D. Medical Scientist Training Program,
Baylor College of Medicine

Co-Director, Cancer Genetics and Genomics Program,
Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers

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

Dr. Sharon Plon
1102 Bates Street, Suite 1200
Houston, TX 77030

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

About Sharon Plon, M.D., Ph.D.


M.D. and Ph.D., 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
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Board Certifications

American Board Medical Genetics: Clinical Genetics

Selected Memberships

Member, 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

Research Interests

Genetic basis of inherited susceptibility to cancer

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