Fellowship in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy

Company/Institution: The Ohio State University
Department: Hematology
Location: Columbus, OH, USA
Degree Requirements: MD, DO, Board Eligible Salary: $50,000 - $99,999
Job Type: Training/Fellowship Posted: October 14, 2020
Job Setting: Hospital/Clinical Facility, Non-Profit Research Institute Application Period: September 1-November 30, 2020

The Division of Hematology at The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital is accepting applications for clinical fellowship in adult Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (BMT/CT) starting July 1, 2021- June 30, 2022. The fellowship program is a one-year clinical program designed to provide advanced multidisciplinary training in hematopoietic cell transplantation and cellular therapy including CAR T therapy (as standard of care and on clinical trials) and other cell-based therapies. Clinical training will include both inpatient and ambulatory settings with rotations in apheresis unit, cell processing facility, and our institutional tissue histocompatibility (HLA) laboratory. Training includes a wide variety of conferences that provide both didactic sessions and clinical discussions. These will include monthly morbidity and mortality meeting of the BMT program and periodic journal clubs. This training will include several research opportunities to prepare young physicians for an academic career in this field. The fellow is expected to participate in ongoing research project and/or develop a mentored project utilizing the robust infrastructure of our NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) and the BMT program facilities. Our Faculty members provide a diverse opportunity for mentorship in various transplant and cellular therapy disciplines. Our program has multiple collaborative and investigator-initiated phase I and II trials. We are a core center of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network (BMT-CTN).

About the Employer

Our Blood and Marrow Transplant Program was established in 1984 and is one of the largest programs in the country. It is hosted in the 21-story OSUCCC that opened in 2015. Our program performs over 300 transplants annually of both autologous and allogeneic transplants (including haploidentical and umbilical cord blood transplant). Our transplant and cellular therapy program is fully accredited by the Foundation for Cellular Therapeutics (FACT) and the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP). Our facility is equipped with state-of-the art GMP cell processing facility, a dedicated 24-bed inpatient unit, and an outpatient clinical cancer center which houses the infusion treatment area, a dedicated apheresis unit and BMT/CT Clinic. Our GMP facility has FACT-accreditation for more than minimal cellular manipulation allowing initiation of phase I/II cell therapy trials under FDA IND. This includes the use of virus-specific cell therapy clinical trials.

How to Apply

Please send the following to the fellowship program director, Ayman Saad, MD: 1. CV with photo 2. Personal Statement 3. Three letters of recommendation including one letter from the current training program director

Contact Information

Janet Dettorre
320 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210 USA
https://cancer.osu.edu/cancer-specialties/cancer-care-and-treatment/clinical-services/blood-and-marrow-transplant-program/treatment-team
Janet.Dettorre@osumc.edu

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