Adoptive Cellular Therapy Team

The Center for Adoptive Cellular Therapy team comprises experts from the hematologic malignancy and blood and marrow transplant groups at Johns Hopkins All Children’s whose goal is to work collaboratively to ensure that each patient receives comprehensive treatment that is tailored to them.


Benjamin Oshrine, M.D.

Dr. Oshrine specializes in blood and marrow transplants as a pediatric hematologist/oncologist in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute. His clinical focus is in the treatment of high-risk leukemias with blood and marrow transplantation, and his research focus is in immune recovery after transplant. He joined the hospital in 2014 after completing a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Oshrine earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed his residency at Boston Children’s Hospital.

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Deepakbabu Chellapandian, M.D.

Dr. Chellapandian is the division chief of blood and marrow transplant and specializes in bone marrow transplant as a hematologist-oncologist and serves as director of the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy for Non-Malignant Conditions (CCGNC) in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute. He joined the hospital staff in 2017. Dr. Chellapandian earned his medical degree from Madurai Medical College and then trained at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, both in India. He completed a residency in pediatrics at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Chellapandian completed a pediatric hematology-oncology and bone marrow transplantation fellowship at Hospital for Sick Children/University of Toronto in Canada and an advanced fellowship on bone marrow transplantation and cellular therapy at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Advanced Practice Providers

Taylor Brown, APRN


Hillary Simpson, APRN


Gretchen Vaughn, APRN

Gretchen Vaughn

William Higgins, PA


Program Coordinator

Matilde Vizcaino, RN

Treatment Teams

Blood Cancers