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Meet our Faculty

CohnJohn Cunningham, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Physiology, and Stem Cell Research
Chief, Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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

July 24, 2014

12:00 p.m.— 1:00 p.m.

Billings Auditorium—P117


Finding the Genetic Needle in the Diabetes Haystack: Diagnosis and Management of Monogenic Diabetes


Rochelle Naylor, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Section of Adult and Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

University of Chicago



  • Identify barriers to diagnosis of monogenic diabetes
  • Recognize therapeutic implications of a diagnosis of monogenic diabetes
  • Understand economic implications of genetic testing for monogenic diabetes


Presented by

Department of Pediatrics

Organized by the Pediatric Chief Residents

1 hour CME credit offered