Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation

  • Committed to providing the highest quality care based on cutting edge research to patients with cancer or non-malignant hematologic diseases such as sickle cell disease

  • Dedicated to advancing research on the biological underpinnings of cancer, stem cell biology, sickle cell anemia, endothelial cell biology, and tumor immunology

  • Over 50 full-time academic investigators involved in interdisciplinary research and patient care are devoted to training the next generation of academic leaders




Armin Rashidi, MD, PhD, received a grant from the University of Minnesota's Clinical Translational Research Services Pilot Funding Program. With the support of this grant, Dr. Rashidi and his collaborators will conduct a pilot study to determine whether a novel microbiota protective strategy can prevent dysbiosis in patients with acute leukemia during intensive chemotherapy. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Rashidi on receiving this award. January 2019