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Date:March 21, 2013

Susan Blaney, M.D.

Susan Blaney, M.D.

Vice Chair for Research
Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine

Deputy Director
Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers

Martha Ann and Harold M. Selzman, M.D. Endowed Chair
Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Baylor College of Medicine

Vice President, Clinical and Translational Research
Baylor College of Medicine

Co-Director, Developmental Therapeutics Program
Texas Children’s Cancer Center

Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Hematology-Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Susan Blaney
Texas Children’s Cancer Center
1102 Bates Street, Suite 1570
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 832-822-1482
Fax: 832-825-4299
Email: smblaney@txch.org

Biography

Dr. Susan Blaney is the Deputy Director of the Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers; Vice Chair  for Research, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM); Vice President, Clinical and Translational Research, BCM; and holds the Martha Ann and Harold M. Selzman, M.D. Endowed Chair in the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at BCM. She is also the Vice Chair of the Children’s Oncology Group, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) supported clinical trials group and the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to pediatric cancer research.

Dr. Blaney serves as the Co-Director of the Developmental Therapeutics Program at Texas Children’s Cancer Center where she performs pre-clinical and clinical studies of new antineoplastic agents. A primary focus of her research is the development of new drugs for the treatment of central nervous system tumors in children with a particular emphasis on the development of new agents for intrathecal administration.

For more information, visit Dr. Susan Blaney’s profile on VIICTR.

Education

M.D., Medical College of Ohio
Internship, Tripler Army Medical Center
Residency, Letterman Army Medical Center
Fellowship, Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology

Selected Memberships

Vice Chair, Children’s Oncology Group (COG)
Member, Executive Committee, Children’s Oncology Group
Member, Scientific Council, Children’s Oncology Group
Steering and Executive Committee Member, Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC)
Member, American Society Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Member, American Association Cancer Research (AACR)
Member, American Society Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO)

Clinical Interests

Pharmacology
New Drug Development
Neuro-Oncology

Research Interests

Pre-clinical and clinical studies of new antineoplastic agents
Developmental Therapeutics
Central nervous system tumors
New agents for intrathecal administration