- acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
- aplastic anemia
- myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)
Martha L. Arellano, MD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Emory University School of Medicine where she serves as Associate Director of the Division of Hematology. Board certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine, Dr. Arellano specializes in the treatment of leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes. She started practicing with Emory Healthcare in 2006.
Dr. Arellano is a clinical member of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. She currently leads the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology's Fellowship program.
Dr. Arellano earned her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. She went on to complete her internship and residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Arellano's areas of research interest include adoptive immunotherapy for hematopoietic malignancies, novel therapies for acute leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes, and palliative and supportive care.
She is principal investigator on therapeutic trials for patients with acute leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes, including immunotherapy and allogeneic transplantation. She is also co-investigator on a tissue repository for hematological disorders, a project that leads to collaborations with scientists within and outside of Emory University.
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