Selina M. Luger

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Selina M. Luger was born and brought up in Montreal, Canada. She obtained a B.A. degree (cum laude) in biochemistry from Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass, USA. She subsequently returned to Montreal for her medical training and obtained her MDCM degree at McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada. She completed her training in internal medicine at the University of Piitsburgh (Presbyterian University Hospital). In addition, she did her fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa, USA. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and has obtained an ABIM board certification in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology. She has been a Faculty Member at the University of Pennsylvania since completing her fellowship. Luger is the Director of the Leukemia Program of the University of Pennsylvania Abramson Cancer Center. Moreover, she is a Member of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. Her research interests include the acute leukemias, myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloproliferative disorders, novel translational therapeutics in these hematologic malignancies and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in leukemia, and MDS.

Biography Updated on 28 April 2009

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