Hematologic Malignancies Members

Long-term strategies offered by City of Hope’s Hematologic Malignancies (HM) Program have dramatically improved the lives of patients with leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and multiple myeloma.
Meet Hematologist Elizabeth Budde, M.D., Ph.D.
Elizabeth Lihua Budde, M.D., Ph.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Elizabeth Budde, M.D., Ph.D., is an oncologist and associate professor at City of Hope

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Nadia Carlesso, M.D., Ph.D.
Nadia Carlesso, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Duarte - Main Campus

Modulation of the bone marrow niche to redirect cellular networks in stress and malignant hematopoiesis.

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John Chan, M.D.
Pathologist
Duarte - Main Campus

John Chan, M.D., is a hemapathologist and co-leader of the hematology malignancies program at City of Hope Cancer Center.

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Sanjeet Dadwal, M.D.
Sanjeet Singh Dadwal, M.D.
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases; Physician
Duarte - Main Campus

Sanjeet Singh Dadwal, M.D., is chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, and professor in the Department of Medicine, with a clinical focus on infectious diseases.

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Alexey Danilov, M.D., Ph.D.
Hematologist - Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Alexey Danilov, M.D., Ph.D., is the associate director of the Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center and professor in the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.

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Meet Stephen J. Forman, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Stephen J. Forman, M.D.
Hematologist - Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

City of Hope's Stephen J. Forman, M.D., is an international expert in leukemia, lymphoma and bone marrow transplantation.

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Zhaohui Gu
Zhaohui Gu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Duarte - Main Campus

Zhaohui Gu, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Computational and Quantitative Medicine

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ALEX HERRERA, M.D.
Alex Herrera, M.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Alex Herrera, M.D., is a hematologist-oncologist at City of Hope who specializes in treating and researching lymphoma.

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Susanta Hui
Susanta K. Hui, Ph.D., D.A.B.R.
Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Duarte - Main Campus

Susanta Hui, Ph.D., is a Clinical Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology at City of Hope in Duarte, CA.

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Kuo-Ya-Huei
Ya-Huei Kuo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science
Duarte - Main Campus

Ya-Huei Kuo, Ph.D. is an associate professor in the Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science with a research focus in leukemia biology.

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Larry W. Kwak, M.D., Ph.D.
Hematologist - Oncologist; Dr. Michael Friedman Professor in Translational Medicine
Duarte - Main Campus

Larry Kwak M.D., Ph.D., is the director of the Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center at City of Hope.

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Assistant Professor, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science
Ling Li, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science
Duarte - Main Campus

Ling Li, Ph.D., is an associate professor in Beckman Research Institute's Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science.

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Guido Marcucci
Guido Marcucci, M.D.
Hematologist - Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus; Newport Beach Fashion Island

Guido Marcucci, M.D., is chair of the Department of Hematological Malignancies Translational Science and Chief of the Division of Leukemia.

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Meet Our Doctors: Ryotaro Nakamura, M.D.
Ryotaro Nakamura, M.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Ryotaro Nakamura, M.D., is the Jan & Mace Siegel Professor in Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation professor and a hematologist/oncologist at City of Hope.

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Vu Nguyen Ngo
Vu Nguyen Ngo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Systems Biology

Vu Nguyen Ngo, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Systems Biology at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope.

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Joycelynne Palmer PhD
Duarte - Main Campus

Joycelynne Palmer, Ph.D., is director of the Division of Biostatistics within the Department of Computational and Quantitative Medicine at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope.

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Anna Pawlowska, M.D.
Pediatric Hematologist - Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Anna Pawlowska, M.D., specializes in treating young people with leukemia and directs our Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Program.

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Meet Hematopathologist and Molecular Pathologist Raju K. Pillai, M.D.
Duarte - Main Campus

Raju Pillai, M.D., is a hematopathologist and molecular pathologist in the Department of Pathology at City of Hope.

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Meet Hematologist Leslie Popplewell, M.D.
Arcadia; Duarte - Main Campus

Leslie Popplewell, M.D., is a hematologist specializing in lymphoma at City of Hope near Los Angeles.

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Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D.
Dermatologist/Dermatopathologist
Duarte - Main Campus

City of Hope's Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D., is a dermatologist and dermatopathologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cutaneous lymphoma.

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Steven Rosen
Steven T. Rosen, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist; Provost and Chief Scientific Officer; Irell & Manella Cancer Center Director's Distinguished Chair; Morgan & Helen Chu Director's Chair of the Beckman Research Institute
Duarte - Main Campus

Steven T. Rosen, M.D., provost and chief scientific officer, and director of the comprehensive cancer center and Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, sets the scientific direction of City of Hope, shaping its vision as a cancer research, treatment and educational institution.

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Meet Joseph Rosenthal, M.D.
Joseph Rosenthal, M.D., M.H.C.M.
Pediatric Hematologist - Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Joseph Rosenthal, M.D., is the former chair of City of Hope's Department of Pediatrics.

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Michael Rosenzweig, M.D., M.S.
Michael Alan Rosenzweig, M.D., M.S.
Hematologist - Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Michael Rosenzweig, M.D., is a Hematologist/Oncologist, in the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation at City of Hope Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Tanya Siddiqi
Duarte - Main Campus; Newport Beach Fashion Island

Tanya Siddiqi, M.D., is a hematologist specializing in leukemia, lymphoma and hematopoietic cell transplantation.

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Eileen Smith
Eileen P. Smith, M.D.
Professor; Francis & Kathleen McNamara Distinguished Chair in Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte - Main Campus

Eileen P. Smith, M.D., chair of the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, leads City of Hope with her expertise in hematology and oncology.

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Anthony Stein
Anthony S. Stein, M.D.
Hematologist - Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Anthony Stein, M.D., is a hematologist-oncologist who specializes in treating and researching acute myeloid leukemia.

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Srividya Swaminathan
Srividya Swaminathan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Systems Biology
Duarte - Main Campus

Srividya Swaminathan, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Systems Biology.

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Xiuli Wang, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Duarte - Main Campus

Xiuli Wang, Ph.D., is a research professor in City of Hope's Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.

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Zhengshan Chen
Lili Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Systems Biology
Duarte - Main Campus

Lili Wang, M.D., Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Systems Biology.

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Amrita Krishnan, M.D.
Duarte - Main Campus; Newport Beach Fashion Island

Amrita Krishnan, M.D., directs the Judy and Bernard Briskin Center for Multiple Myeloma Research at City of Hope's cancer research hospital, seeking to make gains in one of the most rapidly changing areas in cancer research.

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John Zaia
John A. Zaia, M.D.
Aaron D. Miller and Edith Miller Chair in Gene Therapy
Duarte - Main Campus

John A. Zaia, M.D., is the director of the Center for Gene Therapy at City of Hope and has expertise in stem cell and HIV/AIDS research.

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Meet Director Jasmine M. Zain, M.D.
Jasmine M. Zain, M.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Jasmine Zain M.D., is a professor in hematology and HCT. Additionally, she is the Tim Nesvig Lymphoma Research Fellow, as well as director of the T cell Lymphoma Program at City of Hope.

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Zeng-Defu
Defu Zeng, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Immunology & Theranostics
Duarte - Main Campus

Defu Zeng, is a professor of immunology & theranostics and hematologist. His focus is on transplantation immune tolerance.

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Bin Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science
Duarte - Main Campus

Bin Zhang, Ph.D., is an associate research professor in the Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science.

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Assistant Professor, Integrated Cancer Genomics; Division Director, Bioinformatics; Head, Multiple Myeloma Research Laboratory