Hematologic Malignancies

Related to the fundamental basic research in molecular oncogenesis, we plan to establish a component of a larger trans-disciplinary program in hematologic malignancies at Greehey Children Cancer Research Institute. Since leukemias and lymphomas together account for 40% of childhood cancers, this site-specific basic research effort appears well justified. Furthermore, the potential to partner across campus with the Departments of Medicine and Pathology, the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, and the local Texas Transplant Institute to assemble a critical mass of investigators, sufficient to qualify as a full-fledged program in Cancer Center, is very attractive.