Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Dr. Farhad Ravandi
Professor, Department of Leukemia, Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Dr. Farhad Ravandi is Janiece and Stephen A. Lasher Professor of Medicine and Chief of Section of Acute Myeloid Leukemia in the Department of Leukemia at the University of Texas – M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.
He graduated from the University of London, England and undertook residency
and fellowship training at the Baylor College of Medicine and The University of
Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. During this time he specialized in the management of hematological malignancies and stem cell transplantation. He then joined the University of Illinois at Chicago as the director of leukemia program and the interim director of stem cell transplant program for three years until he joined the Leukemia department of M. D. Anderson in 2003.
Dr. Ravandi is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. His main areas of interests are therapy of acute myeloid leukemia, as well as rare leukemias including Philadelphia positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia, hairy cell leukemia and T-cell leukemias. He has authored several book chapters and many articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of several professional societies including the American Society of Hematology, American Society of Clinical
Oncology, and Society of Hematological Oncology and is a member of editorial board of several journals.
Dr. Soroush Rad
Assistant Professor, Hematologist Oncologist, Research Institute for Oncology/Hematology and Cell Therapy (RIOHCT), TUMS, Iran
Dr. Marjan Yaghmaie
Associate Professor, Head of Leading House for Iran-North America Academic Partnerships, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran