Faculty Research Activities

M. McAllister-Lucas, MD, PhD

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

Debra E. Cohen, MD

  • 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

James D. Cooper, MD

  • Thrombosis Rates in adolescents and young adults versus younger children with cancer
  • Cost effectiveness of laboratory analysis of clotting disorders in children

Erika Friehling, MD

  • Development of subspecialty training curriculum for pediatric residents who pursue hematology-oncology fellowship
  • Hematology-Oncology Faculty Development for clinician-educators

J. Anthony Graves, MD, PhD

  • Mechanisms by which Myc family of oncoproteins perturb cellular energy homeostasis
  • Contribution of mitochondrial dynamics to Myc-dependent tumorgenesis

Scott H. Maurer, MD

  • 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 

Randy Windreich, MD

  • Chemotherapy pharmacokinetics in pediatric bone marrow transplant patients
  • Novel non-myeloablative conditioning regimens for pediatric patients with high risk leukemia

Michael Wollman, MD

  • Late effects of radiation therapy in survivors of childhood cancer
  • Clinical Trial design in pediatric oncology