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Heather Jill Symons, M.D., M.H.S.

Assistant Professor of Oncology

Female

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Oncology

Centers & Institutes

Departments

  • Oncology - Pediatric Oncology

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Carnegie 446D1
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 443-287-6997

600 N. Wolfe Street
Charlotte R. Bloomberg Childrens Center
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

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

Featured Video

Bone Marrow Transplants - Johns Hopkins Pediatric Oncologist Heather Symons

    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • Albany Medical College of Union University / MD (1999)

    Residencies

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

    Fellowships

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

    Certifications

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

    Clinical Trial Keywords: Pediatric bone marrow transplantation

    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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