Oncology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
Kelly Bolton

Kelly Bolton, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

Oncology Division

Stem Cell Biology

Bone Marrow Transplantation & Leukemia

Research Interests

  • Cancer genetics
  • Epidemiology
  • Genetic susceptibility to cancer
  • Clonal hematopoiesis


  • 314-273-5711 (office)
  • Division of Oncology
    Mail Stop 8007-29-10200
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Room 10705, 10th Floor Mid Campus Center (office)


2000-2004 BA, Biology and Society, Summa cum laude, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2004-2013 MD, Medical Science Training Program, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2007-2008 MPhil, Epidemiology, First class honors, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
2008-2011 PhD, Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Post-graduate Education
2013-2015 Internship, Residency, Internal Medicine, Weil Cornell Medical College-NYP, New York, New York
2015-2018 Medical Oncology Fellow, Internal Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
Academic Positions & Employment
2008-2009 Teaching Assistant, Department of Public Health, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
2018-2020 Instructor, Leukemia Division, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
2020-present Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, MO
Honors & Awards
2005 Claude Lardinois Award, Western Student Medical Research Forum
2006 Research Scholars Award, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
2008 Nick Day Prize for Best MPhil Student in Epidemiology
2010 AACR-GlaxoSmithKline Outstanding Clinical Scholar Award
2011 American Society of Human Genetics Trainee Research Semifinalist
2013 Marilyn Bersch Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship
2017 ASH Research Training Program Fellowship
2019 Leukemia, Lymphoma Society Fellows Award
2019 Evans MDS Young Investigator Award
Professional Societies & Organizations
2007 Vice President, Cambridge University Public Health and Epidemiology Society
2008 President, Cambridge University Public Health and Epidemiology Society