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.
Monzr M. Al Malki, M.D.
Monzr M. Al Malki, M.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist

Monzr M. Al Malki, M.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology at City of Hope.

Ibrahim Aldoss
Ibrahim T. Aldoss, M.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist

Ibrahim T. Aldoss, M.D., is a hematologist-oncologist and board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology. His clinical expertise is in acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia.

Brian Ball, M.D.
Brian Ball, M.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist

Brian Ball, M.D., is a hematologist-oncologist in the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation at City of Hope.

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Pamela Becker, M.D., Ph.D., is a highly respected clinician with expertise in acute myeloid leukemia, multiple myeloma, bone marrow failure & other diseases of the blood & immune system.

Meet Hematologist Elizabeth Budde, M.D., Ph.D.
Elizabeth Lihua Budde, M.D., Ph.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist

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

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

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

Doctor John Chan
John Chan, M.D.
Pathologist

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

Sanjeet Dadwal, M.D.
Sanjeet Singh Dadwal, M.D.
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases; Physician

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

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.

Stephen J. Forman, M.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist

Stephen J. Forman, M.D., hematologist-oncologist, is a top cancer doctor for leukemia, lymphoma & bone marrow transplantation. He is also the director of the Hematologic Malignancies Research Institute & director of the T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory at City of Hope, Duarte, California.

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James Godfrey, M.D., is an hematologist and assistant professor in the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Department at City of Hope in Duarte, California.

Zhaohui Gu
Zhaohui Gu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Computational and Quantitative Medicine

Dr. Gu’s research focus is to integrate multi-omics platforms, advanced analytical approaches, and multiple experimental models to study the heterogeneity of acute leukemias and facilitate the development of more efficacious targeted therapies.

ALEX HERRERA, M.D.
Alex Herrera, M.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist

Alex Herrera, M.D., is chief of the Division of Lymphoma and a hematologist-oncologist at City of Hope specializing in treating and researching lymphoma.

Susanta Hui

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

Amrita Krishnan, M.D.

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

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

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

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science
Ling Li, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science

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

Guido Marcucci
Guido Marcucci, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science

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

Ryotaro Nakamura, M.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist

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

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.

Joycelynne Palmer PhD
Joycelynne Palmer, Ph.D.
Director and Professor, Division of Biostatistics

Dr. Palmer’s research interests and effort support preclinical and clinical studies concerning the major obstacles to disease control/cure of hematologic malignancies and successful hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Anna Pawlowska, M.D.
Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

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

Tycel Phillips, M.D.
Tycel Phillips, M.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist

Tycel Phillips, M.D., is a hematologist-oncologist in the Division of Lymphoma, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, at City of Hope in Duarte, CA.

Flavia Pichiorri
Flavia Pichiorri, Ph.D., M.S.
Professor, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science

Flavia Pichiorri, Ph.D., M.S., is a professor in the Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science.

Meet Hematologist Leslie Popplewell, M.D.

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

Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D.
Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D.
Dermatologist/Dermatopathologist

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

Steven T. Rosen, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist; Ted Schwartz Family Distinguished Chair in Hematologic Malignancies

Steven T. Rosen, M.D., is a professor, Division of Lymphoma, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, and executive vice president and director emeritus, Comprehensive Cancer Center and Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope.

Aribi-Ahmed

Ahmed Aribi, M.D., is a hematologist and assistant professor in the Division of Leukemia, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.

Stephen J. Forman, M.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist

Stephen J. Forman, M.D., hematologist-oncologist, is a top cancer doctor for leukemia, lymphoma & bone marrow transplantation. He is also the director of the Hematologic Malignancies Research Institute & director of the T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory at City of Hope, Duarte, California.

Eileen Smith

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.

Rusha Bhandari
Rusha Bhandari, M.D., M.S.
Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Rusha Bhandari, M.D., M.S., is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Department of Populations Sciences at City of Hope.

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Avyakta Kallam, M.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist

Avyakta Kallam, M.D., is an assistant professor, department of Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.

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Swetha Kambhampati, M.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist

Swetha Kambhampati, M.D., sees her calling as a physician as the perfect way to combine her love for science with her passion for service. She aims to provide compassionate care tailored to each patient's needs. As an oncologist/hematologist specializing in lymphoma, she has experience and expertise

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Lindsey Murphy, M.D., M.S.
Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Lindsey Murphy, M.D., M.S., is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at City of Hope in Duarte, California.

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Xiuli Wang, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

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

Stephanie Yoon, M.D.
Stephanie Yoon, M.D.
Radiation Oncologist

Stephanie Yoon, M.D., is a radiation oncologist at City of Hope. Dr. Yoon focuses on treating breast cancer, brain tumors and spine tumors, because of the way cancer in those regions threatens the essence of what makes people who they are — their personalities, experiences, sensations and memories. 

John A. Zaia, M.D.
Aaron D. Miller and Edith Miller Chair in Gene Therapy

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.

Meet Director Jasmine M. Zain, M.D.
Jasmine M. Zain, M.D.
Hematologist-Oncologist

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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Defu Zeng, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Immunology & Theranostics

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 Professor, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science

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

TGEN MEMBERS

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