Matthew H Kulke, MD

Zoltan Kohn Professor, Medicine

Matthew Kulke
820 Harrison Ave


Matthew Kulke, MD, is Chief of the Section of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine at Boston Medical Center and Zoltan Kohn Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. In addition, he serves as Deputy Director of the BU-BMC Cancer Center and Medical Director of the Clinical Cancer Center at BMC.

Kulke is currently the Director of the Program in Neuroendocrine and Carcinoid Tumors at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. A leader in the research and treatment of neuroendocrine tumors, he has received numerous awards for his accomplishments as a clinical investigator and provider of compassionate care to patients.

He has led national and international clinical trials to identify new therapeutic and diagnostic approaches to neuroendocrine tumors and gastrointestinal malignancies. In addition, he has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles about neuroendocrine tumors.

Kulke received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, his MD from University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and a master’s degree in medical science from Harvard Medical School.

He completed his residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Internal Medicine and a fellowhip in medical oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Kulke received the George Canellos Award for Clinical Investigation and the Ruth Brufsky Award for Pancreatic Cancer Research. He currently serves on the advisory board for the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, the executive committee of the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, and chairs the Neuroendocrine Tumor Task force for the National Cancer Institute.

Other Positions

  • Section Chief, Hematology & Medical Oncology, Medicine, Boston Medical Center
  • Deputy Director, BU-BMC Cancer Center
  • Medical Director, Clinical Cancer Center, Boston Medical Center


  • University of California, San Francisco, MD
  • Harvard Medical School, MMS/MMSc
  • Princeton University, BA


  • Published on 5/14/2019

    Fazio N, Martini JF, Croitoru AE, Schenker M, Li S, Rosbrook B, Fernandez K, Tomasek J, Thiis-Evensen E, Kulke M, Raymond E. Pharmacogenomic analyses of sunitinib in patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. Future Oncol. 2019 May 14. PMID: 31084373.

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  • Published on 1/16/2019

    Anthony LB, Kulke MH, Caplin ME, Bergsland E, Öberg K, Pavel M, Hörsch D, Warner RRP, O'Dorisio TM, Dillon JS, Lapuerta P, Kassler-Taub K, Jiang W. Long-Term Safety Experience with Telotristat Ethyl Across Five Clinical Studies in Patients with Carcinoid Syndrome. Oncologist. 2019 Jan 16. PMID: 30651397.

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  • Published on 1/4/2019

    Dasari A, Bergsland EK, Benson AB, Cai B, Huynh L, Totev T, Shea J, Duh MS, Neary MP, Dagohoy CG, Shih BE, Maurer VE, Chan J, Kulke MH. Treatment Patterns and Clinical Outcomes in Advanced Lung Neuroendocrine Tumors in Real-World Settings: A Multicenter Retrospective Chart Review Study. Oncologist. 2019 Jan 04. PMID: 30610008.

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  • Published on 1/3/2019

    Kulke MH, Benson AB, Dasari A, Huynh L, Cai B, Totev T, Roesner N, Duh MS, Neary MP, Maurer VE, Shih BE, Dagohoy CG, Chan J, Bergsland EK. Real-World Treatment Patterns and Clinical Outcomes in Advanced Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors (GI NET): A Multicenter Retrospective Chart Review Study. Oncologist. 2019 Jan 03. PMID: 30606883.

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  • Published on 1/1/2019

    Yao JC, Garg A, Chen D, Capdevila J, Engstrom P, Pommier R, Van Cutsem E, Singh S, Fazio N, He W, Riester M, Patel P, Voi M, Morrissey M, Pavel ME, Kulke MH. Genomic profiling of NETs: a comprehensive analysis of the RADIANT trials. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2019 Jan 01. PMID: 30667365.

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  • Published on 11/24/2018

    Cella D, Beaumont JL, Hudgens S, Marteau F, Feuilly M, Houchard A, Lapuerta P, Ramage J, Pavel M, Hörsch D, Kulke MH. Relationship Between Symptoms and Health-related Quality-of-life Benefits in Patients With Carcinoid Syndrome: Post Hoc Analyses From TELESTAR. Clin Ther. 2018 Dec; 40(12):2006-2020.e2. PMID: 30477789.

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  • Published on 10/1/2018

    da Silva A, Bowden M, Zhang S, Masugi Y, Thorner AR, Herbert ZT, Zhou CW, Brais L, Chan JA, Hodi FS, Rodig S, Ogino S, Kulke MH. Characterization of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Immune Microenvironment. Pancreas. 2018 10; 47(9):1123-1129. PMID: 30153220.

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  • Published on 9/24/2018

    Baudin E, Hayes AR, Scoazec JY, Filosso PL, Lim E, Kaltsas G, Frilling A, Chen J, Kos-Kudla B, Gorbunova V, Wiedenmann B, Nieveen van Dijkum E, Cwikla JB, Falkerby J, Valle JW, Kulke MH, Caplin ME. Unmet Medical Needs in Pulmonary Neuroendocrine (Carcinoid) Neoplasms. Neuroendocrinology. 2019; 108(1):7-17. PMID: 30248673.

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  • Published on 8/18/2018

    Fisher MD, Pulgar S, Kulke MH, Mirakhur B, Miller PJ, Walker MS, Schwartzberg LS. Treatment Outcomes in Patients with Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: a Retrospective Analysis of a Community Oncology Database. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2018 Aug 18. PMID: 30121904.

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  • Published on 8/3/2018

    Abbott A, Sakellis CG, Andersen E, Kuzuhara Y, Gilbert L, Boyle K, Kulke MH, Chan JA, Jacene HA, Van den Abbeele AD. Guidance on 177Lu-DOTATATE Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy from the Experience of a Single Nuclear Medicine Division. J Nucl Med Technol. 2018 Sep; 46(3):237-244. PMID: 30076245.

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