Texas Medical Center
6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510.11
Houston, TX 77030
Kenneth L. McClain, MD, PhD
Dr. Kenneth McClain is Director of the Histiocytosis Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center and a member of the leukemia and lymphoma programs. Dr. McClain and Dr. Carl Allen see 100 newly-diagnosed patients with a variety of histiocytic diseases each year. His clinical interests include: hematologic disorders, leukemia, lymphoma, histiocytosis, and sickle cell disease.
Board Certifications American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Dr. Kenneth McClain's research is focused on the clinical and biologic aspects of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH). He is a key member of the clinical trials group of the Histiocyte Society. A number of clinical studies are in progress or development including new therapeutic interventions for CNS LCH. Current biologic studies in his lab are focused on determining the gene expression profiles Langerhans cells and lymphocytes from control and patient tissues and making clinical correlations.
Research Interests Clinical and biologic aspects of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) Gene expression profiles
2019: George R. Buchanan Lectureship Award, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
2009: Who's Who
2005-2009: Texas Super Doctor
2003-2009: Best Doctor
2007: Nesbit Prize for Best Clinical Paper. 23rd Annual Histiocyte Society Meeting, Cambridge England
2005-2006: Texas Super Doctor
2004: Montclair Who’s Who in Healthcare
2003-2008: Best Doctors in America
2002: Visiting Professor of Pediatrics. McGill University.
2002: Ph.D. Thesis Opponent. The Karolinska Institute, Stockholm Sweden
2000-2003: President, Histiocyte Society
2000: Who’s Who
1996: Visiting Professor of Pediatrics, Charles University, Second Medical Faculty, Motol, Prague, Czech Republic, Conferred
1998-2001: Editorial Board, Medical and Pediatric Oncology
AcademicKeys Who’s Who in Medical Sciences
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