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CohnJohn Cunningham, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Physiology, and Stem Cell Research
Interim Chair, Department of Pediatrics

John M. Cunningham, MD, is an internationally known expert in the treatment and research of childhood cancers and blood diseases. He has particular expertise in treating hemoglobinopathies, which are disorders that affect red blood cells, such as sickle cell disease and thalassemia. He is a recognized leader in the field of pediatric stem cell transplantation, and has developed novel uses for this life-saving treatment.


Pediatric Grand Rounds


April 16, 2015

12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Billings Auditorium—P117


Genetics and Therapy of Childhood Leukemia


Jeffrey Rubnitz, MD, PhD

Director, Leukemia/Lymphoma Division

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Professor, Department of Pediatrics

University of Tennessee



  • Review the clinical relevance of Ph-like ALL.
  • Discuss the use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors in childhood leukemia.
  • Understand the role of cellular therapy in childhood AML.

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Department of Pediatrics

1 hour CME credit offered

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