Christine L. Phillips, MD

Member, Division of Oncology

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-3216

Fax 513-636-3549


Leukemia and lymphoma; leukemia pharmacogenetics; translational and clinical development of new drugs for high-risk and relapsed leukemias

Christine Phillips, MD, is an oncologist with a clinical focus on leukemia and lymphoma and a clinical and translational research focus on the development of novel therapies for pediatric leukemia and in leukemia pharmacogenetics.

Dr. Phillips earned her undergraduate degree in biochemistry and her medical degree from Indiana University, completed her residency in pediatrics at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, and her fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at Cincinnati Children’s, where she was co-chief fellow. She was a 2008 Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation Scholar.

MD: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, 2002.

Residency: Pediatrics, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 2005.

Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2010.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2005; Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2011.

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Dixon S, Lane A, O’Brien MO, Burns KC, Mangino JL, Breese EH,Absalon M, Perentesis JP, Phillips CL. Viral surveillance using PCR during treatment of AML and ALL. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2017.

Fouladi M, Perentesis JP, Phillips CL, Leary S, Reid JM, McGovern, R, Ingle AM, Ahern CH, Ames MM, Houghton P, Doyle LA, Weigel B, Blaney SM. A phase I trial of MK-2206 in children with refractory malignancies: A Children’s Oncology Group Study. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Jul;61(7):1246-51.

Phillips CL, Davies SM, McMasters R, Absalon M, O’Brien M, Mo J, Broun R, Moscow JA, Smolarek T, Garzon R, Blum W, Schwind, Marcucci G, Perentesis JP. Low dose decitabine in very high risk relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia in children and young adults. British Journal of Haematology. 2013;161(3):406-10.

Phillips CL, Miles L, Jones BV, Sutton M, Crone K, Fouladi M. Medulloblastoma with melanotic differentiation: Case report and review of the literature. J Neurooncol. 2011 Jul;103(3):759-64.

Phillips CL, Gerbing R, Alonzo T, Perentesis JP, Harley ITW, Meshinchi S, Bhatla D, Radloff G, Davies SM. MDM2 polymorphism increases susceptibility to childhood acute myeloid leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Aug;55(2):248-53.