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Diagnosis and treatment of pediatric myelodysplastic syndromes: A survey of the North American Pediatric Aplastic Anemia Consortium

Author(s): 
Nakano TA, Lau BW, Dickerson KE, Wlodarski M, Pollard J, Shimamura A, Hofmann I, Sasa G, Elghetany T, Cada M, Dror Y, Ding H, Allen SW, Hanna R, Campbell K, Olson TS
Primary Author: 
Nakano TA
Journal Title: 
Pediatric Blood & Cancer
Original Publication Date: 
Aug 2020

Background: 

A study assessing the feasibility of randomization of pediatric and young adult patients between matched unrelated donor bone marrow transplantation and immune-suppressive therapy for newly diagnosed severe aplastic anemia: A joint pilot trial of the Nort

Author(s): 
Pulsipher MA, Lehmann LE, Bertuch AA, Sasa G, Olson T, Nakano T, Gilio A, Burroughs LM, Lipton JM, Huang JN, Dickerson K, Bertaina A, Zhuang C, Malsch M, Fleming M, Weller E, Shimamura A, Williams DA
Primary Author: 
Pulsipher MA
Journal Title: 
Pediatric Blood & Cancer
Original Publication Date: 
Aug 2020

Background: Recent data show survival after matched unrelated donor (MUD)

Bone Marrow Diseases: 

Robert Collins, MD

Collins, Robert
Director of both the Hematologic Malignancies/Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program and the Combined Adult/Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Program
Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

A recognized leader in the field of adoptive immunotherapy, Dr. Collins specializes in blood and marrow transplantation and hematologic malignancies such as leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myelodysplasia.

Dr. Collins earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He completed an internal medicine residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, as well as a fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of California at Los Angeles.

Vijaya Bhatt, MD

Bhatt, Vijaya
Associate Professor
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Dr. Vijaya Raj Bhatt graduated from Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University in Nepal in 2009 with a degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). He then went on to do a three-year residency in internal medicine in Staten Island University Hospital in Staten Island, New York. During his residency, he was awarded the resident of the year for three consecutive years. After completing his residency, he joined the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Nebraska and completed his fellowship in hematology-oncology.

Pinkal Desai, MD, MPH

Desai, Pinkal
Assistant Professor of Medicine
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine

After obtaining her MBBS at Byramjeejeebhoy Medical College in India in 2005, Dr. Desai obtained an MPH at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health.  Following her residency at Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center, she underwent fellowship training in Hematology-Medical Oncology at Providence Hospital Medical Center, serving as Chief Fellow from 2012-2013. Dr. Desai was recruited to serve in our Leukemia Program to develop a clinical practice devoted to leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN).

Thomas G. DeLoughery, MD, MACP, FAWM

DeLoughery, Thomas
Professor of Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University

Tom DeLoughery is a native Hoosier who graduated from Indiana State University in 1981 (one year after Larry Bird) and the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1985. He did his internship at the University of California, Irvine before traveling to Oregon where he finished his internal medicine residency and hematology/oncology fellowship.