Milan G. Chheda, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Molecular Oncology
Department of Neurology

Research Interests

  • Epigenetics
  • Cancer genomics
  • Cancer stem cells
  • Glioma


  • 314-362-2877 (tel)
  • 314-362-7086 (fax)
  • Room 7609 BJC Institute of Health (office)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8069
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Milan Chheda lab


1989-1993 AB in Physics and Mathematics, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA
1993-1994 Wallenberg Scholar, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
1996-2001 MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY
2006 Certificate in Clinical Effectiveness, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Post-graduate Training
2001-2002 Intern in Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
2002-2005 Resident in Neurology, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
2005-2007 Fellow in Neuro-oncology, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
2006-2015 Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of William C. Hahn, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA and Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA
2010-2015 Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Ingo L. Mellinghoff, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Academic Positions
2007-2010 Assistant in Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
2015-present Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Board Certification
  Board Certification in Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (expires 2018)
  Board Certification in Neuro-oncology, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (expires 2025)
Honors & Awards
1998 Howard Hughes Medical Institute - NIH Research Scholar
1999-2001 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Continued Support Scholarship
2005 Senior Resident Teacher of the Year (Massachusetts General Hospital)
2010 Jerome B. Posner Teaching Award for Neurology Resident Teaching (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)
Professional Societies
  American Association for Cancer Research
  American Academy of Neurology
  American Brain Tumor Foundation Alumni Network
Co-chairman, 2013
  Society for Neuro-oncology