Welcome to the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. For more than 30 years, the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology in association with CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children's Hospital has provided care to infants, children and adolescents affected by hematological, oncological and immunologic disorders.
It is the mission of the Division is to disseminate new knowledge to medical students, residents, and practicing physicians; to acquire new knowledge by participating in basic and clinical research; and to put new knowledge into practice in the care of patients.
Alison Grimes - 1st PLACE in poster competition. "Propranolol for infantile hemangiomas among Hispanic children in South Texas."
Aaron Sugalski - 2nd PLACE in poster competition. Expression of ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase L1 (UCHL1) in neuroblastoma and osteosarcoma cancer stem cells and its relationship to patient prognosis and outcome.
In April 2008, the division received accreditation from the ACGME for a three-year fellowship training program in pediatric hematology-oncology. Positions were approved for six new fellows over the next three years. The clinical year of the fellowship training will take place primarily at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital while training during the second and third years will take place primarily at the Greehey Childrens Cancer Research Institute. In fall of 2011, the division was re-approved for an additional five years. For more information click here.