About Lillian Guenther

Dr. Lillian Guenther’s career is marked by a dedication to scientific inquiry and discovery in pediatric oncology. Dr. Guenther earned her undergraduate degree at Brown University and her MD degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine. During medical school she completed a research fellowship at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute/National Institutes of Health (NIH), which led to her engagement with osteosarcoma biology. Dr. Guenther completed her fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Kimberly Stegmaier at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where she subsequently was an Instructor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and an Attending Physician at Dana-Farber and Boston Children’s Hospital. Her goal as a clinician-scientist at St. Jude is to steer focused research efforts that lead to novel therapeutic developments for pediatric bone sarcomas.

Science Team

Meet the Team

Monika Wierdl, PhD
  • Monika Wierdl, PhD
  • Scientist