Biographies

Benjamin E. Mizukawa, MD

Instructor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-1335

Email: benjamin.mizukawa@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Pediatric leukemia and lymphoma; investigation of the role of small Rho GTPases in leukemogenesis and leukemic stem cell biology and their potential as therapeutic targets in acute myeloid leukemia; development of xenograft models for use in testing novel therapeutics

Education and Training

MD: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2004.

Residency: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2008
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2011

Publications

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Grants

Characterization of Rho GTPases in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and their potential as therapeutic targets. Principal Investigator. Pediatric Scientist Development Program (PSDP) Fellowship. 2008 - 2011.

Targeting Leukemia Cell Interaction with the Marrow Niche. Sub-Investigator. Child Health Research Career Development Award (CHRCDA) NIH K12. 2011 - 2012.

Targeting Cdc42 in Leukemia Stem Cells. Principal Investigator. Procter Scholar Award. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Research Foundation. 2012 - 2013.