Alan S. Wayne, M.D., is the Associate Director for Pediatric Oncology at the USC Norris, Professor of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the Director of the Children's Center for Cancer & Blood Diseases at CHLA, and the Head of the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation in the Department of Pediatrics. As the head of the division, Dr. Wayne oversees the research, clinical, and education programs in pediatric hematology, oncology, and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation within USC and CHLA.
Dr. Wayne received his medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois in 1984. He completed a residency in Pediatrics in 1987 and was chief resident in 1988 at Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. He served a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology Oncology at the Children's Hospital/Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts in 1991.
His primary research efforts are directed towards the development of new treatment approaches for leukemias and lymphomas, with a primary focus on relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He develops and conducts collaborative laboratory, translational, and clinical investigations, including bench-to-bedside development of targeted, immune-based and cellular therapies, investigator-initiated clinical trials, and industry-sponsored studies. Dr. Wayne serves as the Medical Director of the Therapeutic Advances in Childhood Leukemia/Lymphoma (TACL) Consortium, which is a multinational clinical trials group that conducts Phase I and II trials.
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