Education

Medical School
Northwestern University Medical School (1978)
Internship
Presbyterian Health Resources (1979), Pediatrics
Residency
Presbyterian Health Resources (1981), Pediatrics
Fellowship
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (1983), Pediatric Hematology/oncology
Fellowship
University of TX Health Science Center at Dallas (1984), Pediatric Hematology/oncology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
  • Publications

    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Genome-wide study links PNPLA3 variant with elevated hepatic transaminase after acute lymphoblastic leukemia therapy.
    Liu Y, Fernandez CA, Smith C, Yang W, Cheng C, Panetta JC, Kornegay N, Liu C, Ramsey LB, Karol SE, Janke LJ, Larsen EC, Winick N, Carroll WL, Loh ML, Raetz EA, Hunger SP, Devidas M, Yang JJ, Mullighan CG, Zhang J, Evans WE, Jeha S, Pui CH, Relling MV Clin. Pharmacol. Ther. 2017 Jan
    Fasting selectively blocks development of acute lymphoblastic leukemia via leptin-receptor upregulation.
    Lu Z, Xie J, Wu G, Shen J, Collins R, Chen W, Kang X, Luo M, Zou Y, Huang LJ, Amatruda JF, Slone T, Winick N, Scherer PE, Zhang CC Nat. Med. 2016 Dec
    Application of a standardized screening protocol for diagnosis of invasive mold infections in children with hematologic malignancies.
    Cohn SM, Pokala HR, Siegel JD, McClay JE, Leonard D, Kwon J, Timmons CF, Winick NJ Support Care Cancer 2016 Aug
    Klinefelter syndrome and 47,XYY syndrome in children with B cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.
    Rau RE, Carroll AJ, Heerema NA, Arland L, Carroll WL, Winick NJ, Raetz EA, Loh ML, Yang W, Relling MV, Dai Y, Devidas M, Hunger SP Br. J. Haematol. 2016 Jul
    A Pilot Study of Intensified PEG-Asparaginase in High-risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Children's Oncology Group Study AALL08P1.
    Rodriguez V, Kairalla J, Salzer WL, Raetz EA, Loh ML, Carroll AJ, Heerema NA, Wood BL, Borowitz MJ, Burke MJ, Asselin BL, Devidas M, Winick NJ, Carroll WL, Hunger SP, Dreyer ZE J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol. 2016 Jun
    Clinical and Genetic Risk Factors for Acute Pancreatitis in Patients With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
    Liu C, Yang W, Devidas M, Cheng C, Pei D, Smith C, Carroll WL, Raetz EA, Bowman WP, Larsen EC, Maloney KW, Martin PL, Mattano LA, Winick NJ, Mardis ER, Fulton RS, Bhojwani D, Howard SC, Jeha S, Pui CH, Hunger SP, Evans WE, Loh ML, Relling MV J. Clin. Oncol. 2016 Apr
    Dexamethasone and High-Dose Methotrexate Improve Outcome for Children and Young Adults With High-Risk B-Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Report From Children's Oncology Group Study AALL0232.
    Larsen EC, Devidas M, Chen S, Salzer WL, Raetz EA, Loh ML, Mattano LA, Cole C, Eicher A, Haugan M, Sorenson M, Heerema NA, Carroll AA, Gastier-Foster JM, Borowitz MJ, Wood BL, Willman CL, Winick NJ, Hunger SP, Carroll WL J. Clin. Oncol. 2016 Apr
    Anxiety, pain, and nausea during the treatment of standard-risk childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A prospective, longitudinal study from the Children's Oncology Group.
    Dupuis LL, Lu X, Mitchell HR, Sung L, Devidas M, Mattano LA, Carroll WL, Winick N, Hunger SP, Maloney KW, Kadan-Lottick NS Cancer 2016 Apr 122 7 1116-25
    Prevalence and predictors of anxiety and depression after completion of chemotherapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A prospective longitudinal study.
    Kunin-Batson AS, Lu X, Balsamo L, Graber K, Devidas M, Hunger SP, Carroll WL, Winick NJ, Mattano LA, Maloney KW, Kadan-Lottick NS Cancer 2016 Mar
    MLL rearrangements impact outcome in HOXA-deregulated T-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A children's oncology group study.
    Matlawska-Wasowska K, Kang H, Devidas M, Wen J, Harvey RC, Nickl CK, Ness SA, Rusch M, Li Y, Onozawa M, Martinez C, Wood BL, Asselin BL, Chen IM, Roberts KG, Baruchel A, Soulier J, Dombret H, Zhang J, Larson RS, Raetz EA, Carroll WL, Winick NJ, Aplan PD, Loh ML, Mullighan CG, Hunger SP, Heerema NA, Carroll AJ, Dunsmore KP, Winter SS Leukemia 2016 Mar

    Books

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    Honors & Awards

    • Elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
      (2014)
    • Best Pediatric Specialists
      D Magazine (2010-2016)
    • Texas Super Doctors
      Texas Monthly Magazine (2007-2016)
    • Wipe Out Kids Cancer, Spirit of “Little Mo” Award
      (2006)
    • Cancer Career Development Award
      American Cancer Society (1987)
    • Mead Johnson Clinical Investigator Award
      American Society Clinical Oncology (1986)
    • Community Service Award
      (1975)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
      (1974)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
    • American Association for Cancer Research
    • American Society of Clinical Oncology
    • American Society Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
    • Children's Oncology Group
    • International Society of Paediatric Oncology
    • Pediatric Oncology Group