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


Arpit Rao, MBBS received the 2018 Regent Innovation Award given by the American College of Healthcare Executives, Minnesota Chapter. This award is given to healthcare leaders for innovation in the areas of patient outcomes and care delivery. Dr. Rao serves as the oncology quality and safety committee chair and has led several innovative initiatives for improving quality and delivery of care to cancer patients within the M Health Fairview system. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Rao. November 2018

Kalpna Gupta, PhD, received a Pioneer Award from the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America at their 46th Annual National Convention in Baltimore, MD, on October 12, 2018. This award recognizes Dr. Gupta's efforts in advancing pain research and advocating for improving pain treatment outcomes for sickle cell disease globally. October 2018