Pediatric Hematology/Oncology: Our Fellows

First-Year Fellows

Pictured: First-Year Fellows First-Year Fellows Ratna Behal, MD
Angelica Garzon, MD
Anupa Kudva, MD
Manjusha Namuduri, MBBS
Javier Otero, MD, PhD
Kavitha Ramaswamy, MD
Maya Suzuki, MD

Second-Year Fellows

Ilia Buhtoiarov, MD
PI: Nai-Kong Cheung, MD, PhD
Research Project: Role of IL15 in immune reconstitution after cancer chemotherapy

Konstantin Dobrenkov, MD
PI: Nai-Kong Cheung, MD, PhD
Research Project: Genetically modified lymphocytes for adoptive immunotherapy of Neuroblastoma

Carolyn Jackson, MD
PI: Jean-Laurent Casanova, MD, PhD
Research Project: Inherited genetic susceptibilities underlying classic Kaposi sarcoma of childhood.

Estibaliz Lopez, MD
PI: Alexandra Joyner, PhD
Research Project: Study of a perineural stem cell niche in developing long bones and the role of Hedgehog

Steven Quatela, MD, PhD
PI: Neal Rosen, MD, PhD
Research Project:

Zeena Salman, MBBS
PI: Monica Guzman, PhD
Research Project: Investigating a novel multi-kinase inhibitor in acute myeloid leukemia

William Terry, MD
PI: Jayanta Chaudhuri, PhD
Research Project: Mechanism of Rituximab-mediated inhibition of B-cell maturation

Third-Year Fellows

Leonid Dubrovsky, MD
PI: David Scheinberg, MD, PhD
Research Project: Therapy utilizing ESKM antibody against leukemias expressing WT1 peptide.

Christopher Forlenza, MD
PI: Katharine Hsu, MD, PhD
Research Project: Natural killer cells: investigating their role in malignancy and viral infection.

Saadiya Khan, MBBS
PI: Malcolm Moore, DPhil
Research Project: Ex vivo cord blood hematopoietic stem cell expansion.

Nathan Millard, MD
PI: Scott Armstrong, MD, PhD
Research Project: Exome sequencing of Pediatric leukemia.

Lara Pappas, MD
PI: Suresh Jhanwar, PhD
Research Project: The role of TRB2 and securin in RB1 mutation induced chromosome instability.

Emily Slotkin, MD
PI: Gary Schwartz, MD
Research Project: Novel therapeutic interventions in Pediatric sarcoma: exploiting inhibition of the mTOR pathway.

Barbara Spitzer, MD
PI: Ross Levine, MD
Research Project: Investigation of gene expression in AML using next-generation sequencing.

Special Fellows

Srikanth Ambati, MBBS
PI: Malcolm Moore, DPhil
Research Project: Exploring cell of origin and tumor-stroma cross talk in Ewing sarcoma.

Jennifer Davila, MD
PI: W. Beau Mitchell, MD
Research Project: Defining the inflammatory role of platelets in sickle cell disease.

Alissa Kahn, MD
PI: Malcolm Moore, DPhil
Research Project: Discovery of novel therapeutic agents for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia.