We are delighted to welcome Dr. Sarah Tasian to the Medical Advisory Board of Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research!
Sarah K Tasian, MD is a pediatric oncologist and physician-scientist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine who is interested in development of molecularly-targeted therapeutics for children with high-risk leukemias. She specialises in the clinical care of children with leukemia and lymphoma, is an internationally-recognized expert in pediatric ALL and AML biology and therapeutics, and serves as the Chief of the Hematologic Malignancies Program at CHOP, where she also hold the Joshua Kahan Endowed Chair in Pediatric Leukemia Research. Her bench-to-bedside and bedside-back-to-bench translational laboratory research program focuses upon preclinical and early-phase clinical testing of small molecule inhibitors and chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell immunotherapies in high-risk genetic subsets of childhood ALL and AML. Dr Tasian has leadership roles in the Children’s Oncology Group ALL, Myeloid Diseases (Vice Chair of Relapse), and Developmental Therapeutics (Vice Chair of Biology/Hematologic Malignancies) executive committees and is the Clinical Trials Leader for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society PedAL/EuPAL consortium.
We are honored to have Dr. Tasian join our MAB and welcome her to the Gabrielle’s Angels family!