Jose A. Cancelas Perez, MD, PhD

Division Director of Research, Hoxworth Blood Center

Deputy Director, Hoxworth Blood Center

Director, Research Flow Cytometry Core

Leader, Stem Cell Program

Medical Director of Cellular Therapies, Hoxworth Blood Center

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-558-1324

Fax: 513-558-1522


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Hematopoietic stem cell proliferation and differentiation

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Education and Training

MD: Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain, 1989.

Residency: Hematology and Hematotherapy, University of Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain, 1993.

PhD: Faculty of Medicine, University of Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain, 1996.


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Progenitor Cell Biology Consortium Administrative Coordinating Center, NHLBI/ Subaward through Univ. Maryland. Co-Director. (Cincinnati Cell Char Core). Sep 2010 – Aug 2016. #U01 HL099997. 

Rational Design of a Vav/Rac Inhibitor as a New Therapy for High-Risk B-ALL. Principal Investigator. Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of North America. Oct 2012 – Sep 2015. 

Cincinnati Excellence in Molecular Hematology: Cell Analysis and Sorting Core, NIH/NIDDK. Co-investigator. (Flow Cytometry Core Co-PI).  Sep 2010 – Jun 2015. #P30DK090971-01.