Company: The Ohio State University
Job title: Associate Professor
Sumithira Vasu, MBBS, is an Associate Professor in Hematology at The Ohio State University. Her research focus is on cell-based immunotherapies for acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome.
Dr. Vasu also serves as the scientific director of the Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program and as medical director of the Cell Therapy Lab, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Section at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital. She has co-authored numerous articles in well-respected publications, including New England Journal of Medicine, Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Leukemia & Lymphoma, Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation. Dr. Vasu is the National Co-Chair of BMT CTN 1803, a clinical protocol evaluating whether infusion of donor-derived NK cells peri-haplo BMT reduces relapse in patients with AML and MDS.