Current and Recent Fellow Accolades

Extramural Funding

Gina Ney: St. Baldrick’s Fellowship Grant 2016

Angela Weyand: National Hemophilia Foundation – Baxalta Clinical Fellowship 2014

Carl Koschmann: St. Baldrick’s Fellowship Grant 2014

Carl Koschmann: Alex’s Lemonade Stand Young Investigator Award 2014

Craig Byersdorfer: Hyundai Hope on Wheels Research Grant 2013

Andrew Harris: Hyundai Hope on Wheels Research Grant 2012


Carl Koschmann: Children’s Oncology Group Young Investigator Top Abstract, COG Meeting 2015

Carl Koschmann: Pediatric Basic Research Award, SNO Annual Meeting 2015

Kelly Bailey: Fellow Award for Basic Science Research, University of Michigan Pediatric Research Symposia 2015

Carl Koschmann: AACR-Aflac, Incorporated Scholar-in-Training Award, AACR Annual Meeting 2014

Carl Koschmann: Best Neurosurgery Neuroscience Poster, University of Michigan Neuroscience Day 2014

Jennifer Tran: Fellow Award for Basic Science Research, University of Michigan Pediatric Research Symposia 2014

Mark Vanderlugt: Best Abstract, ASMBT – Tandem meetings 2014

Carl Koschmann: Fellow Award for Basic Science Research, University of Michigan Pediatric Research Symposia 2013

Andrew Harris: Best Abstract, ASBMT – Tandem meetings 2013

First Author Publications

Koschmann C, Bloom K, Upadhyaya S, Geyer JR, Leary SE. Survival after relapse of medulloblastoma. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2016 May;38(4):269-73.

Koschmann C, Lowenstein PR, Castro MG. ATRX mutations and glioblastoma: Impaired DNA damage repair, alternative lengthening of telomeres, and genetic instability. Mol Cell Oncol. 2016 Apr 27;3(3)

Koschmann C, Calinescu AA, Nunez FJ, Mackay A, Fazal-Salom J, Thomas D, Mendez F, Kamran N, Dzaman M, Mulpuri L, Krasinkiewicz J, Doherty R, Lemons R, Brosnan-Cashman JA, Li Y, Roh S, Zhao L, Appelman H, Ferguson D, Gorbunova V, Meeker A, Jones C, Lowenstein PR, Castro MG. Sci Transl Med. 2016 Mar 2;8(328)

Weyand AC, Lombel RM, Pipe SW, Shavit JA. The role of platelets in ε-aminocaproic acid in arthrogryposis, renal dysfunction, and cholestasis (ARC) syndrome associated hemorrhage. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Mar;63(3):561-3.

Sedig, L. What’s the role of autonomy in patient- and family-centered care when patients and family members don’t agree? AMA J Ethics. 2016 Jan 1;18(1):12-7.

Weyand AC, Yanik GA, Bailey NG, Wu YM, Mody RJ, Castle VP. Imatinib treatment in PDGFRA-negative childhood hypereosinophilic syndrome. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Jan;63(1):164-7.

Mueller EL, Walkovich KJ, Yanik GA, Clark SJ. Variation in management of fever and neutropenia among pediatric patients with cancer: A survey of providers in Michigan. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2015;32(5):331-40.

Mueller EL, Walkovich KJ, Mody R, Gebremariam A, Davis MM. Hospital discharges for fever and neutropenia in pediatric cancer patient: United States, 2009. BMC Cancer. 2015 May 10;15:388.

Mueller EL, Sabbatini A, Gebremariam A, Mody R, Sung L, Macy ML. Why pediatric patients with cancer visit the emergency department: United States, 2006-2010. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Mar;62(3):490-5.

Weyand AC, Shavit JA. Zebrafish as a model system for the study of hemostasis and thrombosis. Curr Opin Hematol. 2014 Sep;21(5):418-22.

Mueller EL, Park ER, Davis MM. What the affordable care act means for survivors of pediatric cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Mar 1;32(7):615-7.

Ebens CL, Maillard I. Notch signaling in hematopoietic cell transplantation and T cell alloimmunity. Blood Rev. 2013 Nov;27(6):269-77.

Byersdorfer CA, Tkachev V, Opipari AW, Goodell S, Swanson J, Sandquist S, Glick GD, Ferrara JL. Effector T cells require fatty acid metabolism during murine graft-versus-host disease. Blood. 2013 Oct 31;122(18):3230-7.

Vander Lugt MT, Braun TM, Hanash S, Ritz J, Ho VT, Antin JH, Zhang Q, Wong CH, Wang H, Chin A, Gomez A, Harris AC, Levine JE, Choi SW, Couriel D, Reddy P, Ferrara JL, Paczesny S. ST2 as a marker for risk of therapy-resistant graft-versus-host disease and death. N Engl J Med. 2013 Aug 8;369(6):529-39.

Harris AC, Kitko CL, Couriel DR, Braun TM, Choi SW, Magenau J, Mineishi S, Pawarode A, Yanik G, Levine JE. Extramedullary relapse of acute myeloid leukemia following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: incidence, risk factors and outcomes. Haematologica. 2013 Feb;98(2):179-84.

Bailey KM, Castle VP, Hummel JM, Piert M, Moyer J, McAllister-Lucas LM. Thalidomide therapy for aggressive histiocytic lesions in the pediatric population. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2012 Aug;34(6):480-3.

Harris AC, Ferrara JL, Braun TM, Holler E, Teshima T, Levine JE, Choi SW, Landfried K, Akashi K, Vander Lugt M, Couriel DR, Reddy P, Paczesny S. Plasma biomarkers of lower gastrointestinal and liver acute GVHD. Blood. 2012 Mar 22;119(12):2960-3.

Additionally, our fellowship graduates have had a 97% first time pass rate for their board exam over the past 10 years.