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Biljana Horn, MD

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist (Child Cancer Specialist)

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About me

Dr. Horn, director of our Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant and Cell Therapy Program, earned her medical degree at the University of Zagreb. She completed a pediatric residency at Case Western Reserve University, followed by a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at the National Cancer Institute and another in pediatric neuro-oncology at UCSF. Her research efforts have focused on developing reduced intensity conditioning regimens for children, improving outcomes for children with brain tumors by using high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell support, reducing transplant-related mortality, reducing relapse after transplant and developing regimens for transplant of newborns with immune deficiencies. She is a member of the AAP, the Children’s Oncology Group, the American Society of Hematology, the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium and the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy.

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Active clinical trials

BMT12108, Non-Myeloablative Conditioning and Bone Marrow Transplantation

Allogeneic blood or marrow transplantation (alloBMT) is a curative therapy for a variety of hematologic disorders, including sickle cell disease and thalassemia. Even when it is clear that alloBMT can give to these patients an improvement in their…

Jordan Milner, Biljana Horn
Accepting Candidates
1 Year - 70 Years
Conditioning SCID Infants Diagnosed Early (CSIDE)

The investigators want to study if lower doses of chemotherapy will help babies with SCID to achieve good immunity with less short and long-term risks of complications after transplantation. This trial identifies babies with types of immune…

Jordan Milner, Biljana Horn
Accepting Candidates
0 Years - 2 Years

My research

Top areas of exploration

  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation , 31 publications
  • Graft vs Host Disease , 12 publications
  • Transplantation Conditioning , 11 publications
  • Transplantation, Homologous , 10 publications

Research activity

56 publications

1,370 citations

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