Norton Children’s Hospital and the University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics are seeking a fellowship trained pediatric cellular therapy and transplant oncologist. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in developing a cellular therapy program and management of acute leukemia and solid tumor pediatric patient populations, and have training in malignant hematology.
Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the University of Louisville, is Kentucky’s leading pediatric oncology program and apheresis and photopheresis center. It has a strong history of pediatric oncology care as the oldest continually accredited Children’s Oncology Group program in the country. Opportunity for growth comes due to a generous commitment for funding to develop novel immunotherapy treatment options for childhood cancer, including chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy.
About the position
Serve as a lead clinician for acute leukemia and solid tumor pediatric patient populations.
Concerted focus on development of expanding immunotherapy program and treatment options, including CAR T-cell therapy.
Collaborate with multidisciplinary team and extensively with Norton Cancer Institute adult oncology and bone marrow transplant physicians.
Access to dedicated research labs and blood and marrow transplant labs and good manufacturing practice (GMP) laboratory for clinical-grade cellular products.
Part of a blood and marrow transplant program accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).
Must be board certified/board eligible in pediatric oncology; experience in malignant hematology, cellular therapy and immunotherapy is preferred.
Salary and academic rank to be commensurate with experience.
Residency/fellowship certification in pediatrics, pediatric oncology with additional blood and marrow transplant training
Kentucky medical license or license eligible
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About Norton Children's Cancer Institute, affilated with the University of Louisville
Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the University of Louisville, provides hope and compassionate cancer care to families in Kentucky, Southern Indiana and beyond. The institute was formed by combining the resources of the Addison Jo Blair Cancer Care Center at Norton Children’s Hospital, Norton Cancer Institute and the University of Louisville. Norton Children’s Cancer Institute provides the latest in pediatric cancer treatments, programs for treating rare tumors and blood disorders, a bone marrow transplant program and resources to support the needs of children of all ages. Our approach to cancer care considers the effect of treatment on the entire body, not just the cancer, and is mindful of potential complications as childhood cancer survivors grow and age.
Norton Children’s Cancer Institute features a dedicated pediatric infusion center that provides outpatient care, including chemotherapy, white cell depletion, and apheresis and photopheresis treatments. The Addison Jo Blair Cancer Care Center at Norton Children’s Hospital serves as an inpatient care unit featuring 20 private patient rooms, including designated blood and bone marrow transplant rooms, adoles...cent and young adult specialty areas, separate patient-only and family playrooms and a Ronald McDonald House apartment on the unit for families of bone marrow and stem cell transplant patients.
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