Emily Curran
Section of Hematology / Oncology
Instructor of Medicine
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MD2008Stanford Univ. School of MedicineMedicine
Residency2011University of ChicagoInternal Medicine
Chief Resident2012MacNeal HospitalInternal Medicine
Fellowship2015University of ChicagoHematology/Oncology
Fellowship2016University of ChicagoClinical Pharmacology * Pharmacogenomics

Academic Interests

Dr. Curran’s research is focused on investigating mechanisms of immune resistance in leukemia. She utilizes murine models to identify therapeutic strategies to enhance anti-leukemia immunity, with the goal of translating these findings to clinical trials in humans.

Clinical Interests

Acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, stem cell transplantation, adolescent and young adult oncology (with a focus on hematologic malignancies)

Representative Publications

  1. Curran E, Chen X, Corrales L, Kline DE, Dubensky TW, Duttagupta, Kortylewski M, Kline J. STING activation stimulates potent immunity in a murine myeloid leukemia model. Cell Reports 2016, 15(11):2357-66.
  2. Curran E and Smith S. Phosphoinositide 3-kinase Inhibitors in Lymphoma. Current Opinion in Oncology 2014, 469-75.
  3. Curran E and Stock W. How I Treat: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Older Adolescents and Young Adults (AYAs). Blood 2015, 125(24):3702-10.
  4. Curran E, Corrales L and Kline J. Targeting the innate immune system as immunotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia. Front Oncol 2015, 5:83.
  5. Curran E and Odenike O. Targeted therapeutic approaches for myelofibrosis. Treatment Strategies – Hematology 2014, 4(1): 23-30.

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