Fellows - Research Training in Pediatric Nonmalignant Hematology and Stem Cell Biology

Jennifer Johnston, PhD

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
College: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Degree: BA, Genetic Engineering
Doctorate: PhD, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Research Interest: Targeting a FVIII transgene to safe harbor locations in Hematopoietic Stem Cells for the purpose of treating Hemophilia A (Porteus Lab)

Kristopher Marjon, PhD

Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico
University of New Mexico
Degree: BS, Biochemistry
Doctorate: PhD, University of New Mexico SOM, Albuquerque, NM
Research Interest:
 Mechanisms that maintain hematopoietic stem cell function (Weissman Lab)

Lauren Van Wassenhove, PhD

Hometown: Kokomo, IN
College: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Degree: BS, Engineering Physics
PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Research Interest:
Aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 genetic variation in hematopoeitic stem cell biology and bone marrow failure (Mochly-Rosen and Weinberg Labs)

Mark Christopher Wilkes, PhD

Hometown: Cairns, Australia
College: James Cook University
Degree: BS, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
PhD, James Cook University, Townsville/Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Research Interest:
Defining hematopoietic defects in bone marrow diseases with an emphasis on developing therapeutic intervention strategies (Sakamoto Lab)


Joseph Park, MD, PhD (July 2014-June 2016)

Hometown: Cerritos, CA
College: Pomona College
Degree: BA, Molecular Biology
Doctorate: PhD, U. of Texas Southwestern MS, Dallas, TX
Medical School: U. of Texas Southwestern MS, Dallas, TX
U. of Texas Southwestern MS, Dallas, TX
Research Interest: Role of hypoxic signaling in normal hematopoiesis and myelodysplastic syndromes (Rankin Lab)
Current Position: Clinical Research Senior Medical Scientist, Hematology/Oncology, Amgen


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Training Program

Charlene Larson Rotandi, Fellowship & Postdoctoral Administrator
1000 Welch Road, Suite 300
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 723-5535