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W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, Oncology, Nashville, TN, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

W. KimrynRathmellMDPhD

Oncology Nashville, TN

Genitourinary Oncology, Hematologic Oncology

Chair of Medicine, Physician-in-chief Hugh Jackson Morgan Professor of Medicine Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry, Medical Oncologist

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Summary

  • Dr. W. Kimryn Rathmell is an oncologist in Nashville, TN and is affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she currently serves as the Chair of Medicine. She received her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice 19 years. She specializes in genitourinary oncology and genetic oncology and is experienced in hematologic oncology, urologic oncology, internal medicine, medical oncology, and hereditary risk associated kidney neoplasms.

Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemFellowship, Hematology and Medical Oncology, 2000 - 2004
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemResidency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2002
  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoInternship, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 1999
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
    Stanford University School of MedicineClass of 1998
  • Stanford University
    Stanford UniversityPh.D., Biophysics, 1993 - 1996
  • University of Northern Iowa
    University of Northern IowaBS, Biology, 1987 - 1991
  • University of Northern Iowa
    University of Northern IowaBA, Chemistry, 1987 - 1991

Certifications & Licensure

  • MS State Medical License
    MS State Medical License 2021 - 2022
  • IA State Medical License
    IA State Medical License 2021 - 2023
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2021 - 2023
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 2021 - 2023
  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2015 - 2023
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2003 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology
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Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Alpha Omega Alpha 2013
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) induction 2014
  • Ruth and Philip Hettelman Award for Scholarly Achievement 2012
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Publisher Correction: Clinical Activity and Molecular Correlates of Response to Atezolizumab Alone or in Combination with Bevacizumab Versus Sunitinib in Renal Cell Ca...  
    Michael B Atkins, Mario Sznol, Robert J Motzer, Richard W Joseph, Thomas Hutson, John Hainsworth, W Kimryn Rathmell, Brian I Rini, David F McDermott, Toni K Choueiri, ..., Nature
  • Epigenetic Modifiers: Activities in Renal Cell Carcinoma  
    W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, Nature
  • VHL Substrate Transcription Factor ZHX2 as an Oncogenic Driver in Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma  
    Eric Jonasch, Xian Chen, William Y Kim, W Kimryn Rathmell, Science Magazine
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Books/Book Chapters

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Lectures

  • Renal Cell Carcinoma. 
    Nashville, TN - 1/1/2016
  • Translational Research at the Bioinformatic Edge. 
    Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern, Germany - 1/1/2016
  • Renal Medullary Carcinoma 
    Nashville, TN - 1/1/2016
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Other

  • Tumor Genomics Program 
    Rathmell, WK
    http://university.asco.org/tumor-genomics-program
    ASCO University. - 1/1/2014
  • Comment on autophagy related to VHL gene as a strategy to develop cancer treatments 
    Rathmell, WK, NPR Morning Edition.
    1/1/2008
  • mTOR: An Emerging Pathway in Cancer 
    Rathmell, WK. and Shaw R., Novartis Internal Training Module.
    1/1/2008
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Authored Content

  • ASCO Afterthoughts? Many Missions of the Annual MeetingJune 2019
  • ASCO Afterthoughts? Many Missions of the Annual MeetingJune 2019

Grant Support

  • Genetic Events In The Development Of Renal Cell CarcinomaNational Cancer Institute2007–2011
  • Functional And Tissue Specific Effects Of VHL MutationsNational Cancer Institute2003–2007
  • Dendritic Cell Vaccine (Mb-002) To Patients With Metastatic Renal Cell CarcinomaNational Center For Research Resources2006
  • Calgb 90206: Interferon Alfa-2b Or 2B PLUS Bevacizumab In Renal CarcinomaNational Center For Research Resources2006
  • Functional And Tissue Specific Effects Of VHL MutationsNational Cancer Institute2003

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations