Noah Adam Buncher, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Noah Buncher


Noah Buncher is a pediatrician in Primary Care Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center and Assistant Professor of pediatrics at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. His interests are varied and include adverse childhood experiences, refugee medicine, global health, and motivational interviewing. During his residency, he was awarded an AAP CATCH Grant to help establish one of Connecticut’s only dedicated pediatric global health clinics designed to provide culturally sensitive, comprehensive care to newly arrived refugee children, help transition these children to a medical home, and connect refugee families to community resources. Dr. Buncher was a Visiting Resident Scholar with Baylor International Pediatric Aids Initiative, providing clinical care to HIV positive children, adolescents, and their families at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Lesotho.


  • Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, DO
  • Evergreen State College, BS
  • Temple University, PA


  • Published on 2/24/2022

    Nass M, Chase T, Buncher N, Gonzalez P, Quino G, Gurnani P, Bair-Merritt M, Kistin C. Pediatric Mobile Health Care Delivery During COVID-19. Acad Pediatr. 2022 Jul; 22(5):873-875. PMID: 35219853.

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  • Published on 11/22/2013

    Lin J, Countryman P, Buncher N, Kaur P, E L, Zhang Y, Gibson G, You C, Watkins SC, Piehler J, Opresko PL, Kad NM, Wang H. TRF1 and TRF2 use different mechanisms to find telomeric DNA but share a novel mechanism to search for protein partners at telomeres. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Feb; 42(4):2493-504. PMID: 24271387.

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  • Published on 9/13/2013

    Lormand JD, Buncher N, Murphy CT, Kaur P, Lee MY, Burgers P, Wang H, Kunkel TA, Opresko PL. DNA polymerase d stalls on telomeric lagging strand templates independently from G-quadruplex formation. Nucleic Acids Res. 2013 Dec; 41(22):10323-33. PMID: 24038470.

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  • Published on 9/13/2012

    Hwang H, Buncher N, Opresko PL, Myong S. POT1-TPP1 regulates telomeric overhang structural dynamics. Structure. 2012 Nov 07; 20(11):1872-80. PMID: 22981946.

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  • Published on 3/1/2012

    Miller AS, Balakrishnan L, Buncher NA, Opresko PL, Bambara RA. Telomere proteins POT1, TRF1 and TRF2 augment long-patch base excision repair in vitro. Cell Cycle. 2012 Mar 01; 11(5):998-1007. PMID: 22336916.

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  • Published on 3/9/2010

    Nora GJ, Buncher NA, Opresko PL. Telomeric protein TRF2 protects Holliday junctions with telomeric arms from displacement by the Werner syndrome helicase. Nucleic Acids Res. 2010 Jul; 38(12):3984-98. PMID: 20215438.

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