Anne Blaes

Director and Professor of Medicine
BJ Kennedy Chair of Oncology
Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation University of Minnesota
Director Cancer Survivorship Services and Translational Research
Co-Director Screening, Prevention, Etiology and Cancer Survivorship Program
Masonic Cancer Center


Administrator Info
Name: Audra Field
Mail: 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 480, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Dr. Anne Blaes is the Division Director and an Professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Minnesota. She is the Director of Cancer Survivorship Services and Translational Research within the Masonic Cancer Center. She is an active medical oncologist with a special interest in the late effects of cancer therapy, particularly in the area of cardio-oncology. Her research focuses on designing and implementing strategies to help prevent the long term complications of treatments in our cancer survivors, particularly in the areas of cardiovascular health. She is the Chair for the American Society of Clinical Oncology's Cancer Survivorship Committee, a member of the Executive Board for the Global Cardio-oncology Society, associate editor for JACC Cardio-oncology, section editor for Hem/Onc Today on Survivorship and an active member of the ALLIANCE for Cancer Clinical Trials.

Research Summary

Dr. Blaes has a special interest in cancer survivorship, the late effects of cancer therapy, and medical education. Her research interests, funded by a BIRCWH award, include quality of life, cardiac complications of chemotherapy, and the late effects of cancer therapy in cancer survivors, particularly breast and colorectal cancer survivors. In addition to mentoring medical students and residents on research projects, she teaches the Blood pathophysiology course and the Human Diseases IV course within the medical school. She received an Educational Excellence Award from the Department of Medicine in 2010, and has been named to Minnesota Monthly's Best Doctors for Women in 2011 and 2012.

Teaching Summary

Blood Course; LCME Visits; Working with Fellows

Clinical Summary

Breast cancer; Colorectal cancer; Cancer survivorship; Cardio-oncology

Honors and Recognition

Outstanding Clinical Mentor Award, Department of Medicine - Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
Top Doctors, Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine
Minnesota Monthly’s Best Doctors for Women, Minnesota Monthly
Clinical Excellence Award , Department of Medicine
Masonic Scholar Award
Year 3 Distinguished Clinical Teaching Award, Medical School
Educational Excellence Award, Medical School
Resident Teacher of the Year, Medical School
Arnold P. Gold Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, Minnesota Medical Foundation and Gold Foundation
Grants and Patents

Grants and Patents

Selected Grants

Award Dates: 2015 - 2017
Award Dates: 2014 - 2019
Award Dates: 2013 - 2018
Award Dates: 2013 - 2014
Award Dates: 2013 - 2015
Award Dates: 2013 - 2014
Award Dates: 2011 - 2013
Award Dates: 2011 - 2013
Award Dates: 2011 - 2013
Award Dates: 2007 - 2011