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The Children’s Research Institute Lecture Series encourages interaction between researchers investigating childhood diseases, and stimulates new research through exposure to cutting-edge, ongoing work.

Upcoming Speakers:

Thomas Alexander, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology-Oncology

“Acute Leukemia Genomics Across the Translational Spectrum”

June 11, 2019
12:15 pm-1:30 pm
Bioinformatics 1131

Dr. Alexander is a pediatric hematologist and oncologist, with interests in leukemia, lymphoma, genomics and developmental therapeutics. His areas of research focus include studying genomics of acute leukemia and early phase clinical trials. Read more >>

Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD
Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MDChief, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Professor of Surgery

August 13, 2019
12:15 pm-1:30 pm
Bioinformatics 1131

Dr. Hayes-Jordan is a pediatric surgeon who specializes in tumors of the chest, abdomen and soft tissue. Her research focuses on Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumors (DSRCT), hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, and studying murine models that replicates DSCRT disease progression in humans. Read more >> 

Past Lectures