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Faculty Research Activities

  • Molecular pathogenesis of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Molecular mechanisms by which inflammation promotes tumor development and metastasis

Peter H. Shaw, MD

  • Health care delivery and quality of life for adolescents and young adults with cancer
  • Clinical trial accessibility and enrollment for adolescents and young adults with cancer
  • Transition of care for adolescents and young adults with sickle cell disease
  • Development of new therapies to treat or prevent the sequelae of sickle cell disease
  • Thrombosis Rates in adolescents and young adults versus younger children with cancer
  • Cost effectiveness of laboratory analysis of clotting disorders in children
  • Development of subspecialty training curriculum for pediatric residents who pursue hematology-oncology fellowship
  • Hematology-Oncology Faculty Development for clinician-educators
  • Mechanisms by which Myc family of oncoproteins perturb cellular energy homeostasis
  • Contribution of mitochondrial dynamics to Myc-dependent tumorgenesis
  • Prevention of central line thrombosis in chronically ill children
  • Cost effectiveness of screening for bleeding complications in hemophilia

Gary E. Mason, MD

  • Targeted therapeutics for pediatric brain tumors
  • Late effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy in survivors of childhood brain tumors
  • Development of a pediatric resident palliative care curriculum
  • Feasibility and effectiveness of a comprehensive bereavement program for families whose children have died from cancer

Edward V. Prochownik, MD, PhD

  • Function and pharmacologic regulation of c-Myc oncoprotein
  • Impact of c-Myc oncoprotein expression on cellular metabolism

A. Kim Ritchey, MD

  • Management of acute lymphocytic leukemia of the central nervous system
  • Medication adherence in children with acute lymphocytic leukemia

 Jean M. Tersak, MD

  • Late effects, quality of life and neurocognitive outcomes in survivors of childhood cancer
  • Evaluation and treatment of opsoclonus myoclonus in patients with neuroblastoma 
  • Chemotherapy pharmacokinetics in pediatric bone marrow transplant patients
  • Novel non-myeloablative conditioning regimens for pediatric patients with high risk leukemia
  • Late effects of radiation therapy in survivors of childhood cancer
  • Clinical Trial design in pediatric oncology
Last Update
November 20, 2014
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Last Update
November 20, 2014