Basic Science Research
Laboratory research in the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology is conducted by two outstanding physician-scientists. The presence of these bench scientists on the Pediatric Hematology and Oncology faculty has greatly enhanced the Division’s visibility, both locally and nationally.
- James Amatruda, M.D., Ph.D., conducts basic and translational research on childhood cancers, using a combination of human tumor genomics and innovative zebrafish genetic models. Lab website
- Andrew Koh, M.D., is both a pediatric oncologist and infectious-disease specialist who has focused both his clinical and research interests on infections in the immunocompromised host. Lab website