Francine E. Garrett-Bakelman

Francine E. Garrett-Bakelman, MD, PhD

Division:
Hematology/Oncology
Department:
Medicine
434.924.9333
Primary Location:
Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center

1240 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Fax:
434.244.7526

Expertise

ABMS Certification:
Hematology
Research Interests:

Acute Myeloid Leukemia: molecular and cellular biology events which mediate aberrant epigenetic and transcriptional mechanisms during disease establishment and progression.

Clinical Practice:
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Aplastic anemia, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), Polycythemia vera, Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, Leukemia, Blood Disorders, CMML Leukemia, Blood Cancers & Disorders
Appointment:

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetic

About

Title:
Assistant Professor
Biography

Francine E. Garrett-Bakelman, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor of medicine and of biochemistry and molecular genetics. She received her BS in biochemistry from California State University-Fullerton, and an MD and PhD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. She then completed clinical training in internal medicine and hematology/medical oncology as well as post-doctoral training at Weill Cornell Medicine. She joined the UVA faculty in 2017 as a physician scientist who cares for patients with hematological malignancies and performs research on disease mechanisms of acute myeloid leukemia. 

Awards
  • University of Virginia Team Science Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research, School of Medicine: team member (co-investigator), 2020
  • Department of Medicine Excellence in Research, 2019

Education

Primary:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Residency:
New York Presbyterian- Weill Cornell
Fellowships:
New York Presbyterian- Weill Cornell

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