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Heather Jill Symons, MD MHS

Assistant Professor of Oncology
Female
Appointment Phone

443-287-6997

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Oncology

Centers & Institutes

  • Pediatric Oncology
  • Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Expertise

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Aplastic Anemia, Bone Marrow Transplant, Bone Marrow Transplant, Haploidentical, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Graft-versus-Host Disease, Hematologic Malignancies, Hodgkin's Disease, Leukemia, Malignant and Nonmalignant Disorders, Medical Oncology, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Pediatric Oncology

Research Interests

Pediatric bone marrow transplantation and alternative immunotherapeutic approaches

Languages

  • English

Clinical Trial Keywords

  • Pediatric bone marrow transplantation

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Baltimore MD) (2009)
    • Albany Medical College of Union University (Albany NY) (1999)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatrics (Baltimore MD) (2002)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatric Oncology (Baltimore MD) (2007)

    Certifications

    • Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatric Hematology (2006)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Luznik, L.; O''Donnell, P.V.; Symons, H.J.; Chen, A.R.; Leffell, M.S.; Zahurak, M.; Gooley, T.A.; Piantadosi, S.; Kaup, M.; Ambinder, R.F.; Huff, C.A.; Matsui, W.; Bolanos-Meade, J.; Borrello, I.; Powell, J.D.; Harrington, E.; Warnock, S.; Flowers, M.; Brodsky, R.A.; Sandmaier, B.M.; Storb, R.F.; Jones, R.J.; Fuchs, E.J. HLA-haploidentical bone marrow transplantation for hematologic malignancies using nonmyeloablative conditioning and high-dose, posttransplantation cyclophosphamide. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2008 Jun;14(6):641-650.

    Symons, H.J.; Levy, M.Y.; Wang, J.; Zhou, X.; Zhou, G.; Cohen, S.E.; Luznik, L.; Levitsky, H.I.; Fuchs, E.J. The allogeneic effect revisited: exogenous help for endogenous, tumor-specific T cells. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2008 May;14(5):499-509.

    Symons, H.J.; Leffell, M.S.; Rossiter, N.D.; Zahurak, M.; Jones, R.J.; Fuchs, E.J. Improved survival with inhibitory killer immunoglobulin receptor (KIR) gene mismatches and KIR haplotype B donors after nonmyeloablative, HLA-haploidentical bone marrow transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2010 Apr;16(4):533-542.
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    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Bloomberg Children's Center Room 11th Floor - Pediatric Oncology
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 443-287-6997
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    Department/Division

    • Oncology

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