Medical School
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (2009)
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2012), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2015), Pediatric Hematology/oncology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Small molecule inhibition of Axl targets tumor immune suppression and enhances chemotherapy in pancreatic cancer.
Ludwig KF, Du W, Sorrelle N, Wnuk-Lipinska K, Topalovski M, Toombs JE, Cruz VH, Yabuuchi S, Rajeshkumar NV, Maitra A, Lorens JB, Brekken RA Cancer Res. 2017 Nov
Warfarin blocks Gas6-mediated Axl activation required for pancreatic cancer epithelial plasticity and metastasis.
Kirane A, Ludwig KF, Sorrelle N, Haaland G, Sandal T, Ranaweera R, Toombs JE, Wang M, Dineen SP, Micklem D, Dellinger MT, Lorens JB, Brekken RA Cancer Res. 2015 Jul

Honors & Awards

  • Best Poster award
    UT Southwestern Pediatric Fellow's Research Symposium (2015)
  • Best Basic Science Award
    Annual Surgical Research Forum, UT Southwestern (2014)
  • Above-and-Beyond Recognition for Excellence
    UT Southwestern Pediatric Residency Program (2010)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (2013)
  • American Society of Hematology (2013)
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (2013)
  • ChildrenÂ’s Medical Center Oncology Group (2013)