Susan M. Blaney, MD


  • Texas Medical Center



Phone: 832-822-1482
Fax: 832-825-4299

Contact Information

1102 Bates Street, Suite 1570.40
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Director, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, Texas Children’s Hospital
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
Section Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Walter Reed Army Medical Center fellowship Pediatric Hematology Oncology 1990
Letterman Army Medical Center residency Pediatrics 1987
Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI internship Pediatrics 1985
Medical College of Ohio at Toledo medical school Doctor of Medicine 1984


Dr. Susan Blaney is Director of Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers and Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). She is also the Vice Chair of the Children's Oncology Group, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) supported clinical trials group and the world's largest organization devoted exclusively to pediatric cancer research.

Dr. Blaney served as the Co-Director of the Developmental Therapeutics Program at Texas Children's Cancer Center where she performs pre-clinical and clinical studies of new antineoplastic agents. A primary focus of her research is the development of new drugs for the treatment of central nervous system tumors in children with a particular emphasis on the development of new agents for intrathecal administration.

For more information, visit Dr. Susan Blaney's profile on VIICTR.

Clinical Interests
New Drug Development

Board Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology


Organization Name Role
American Association Cancer Research (AACR) Member
American Society Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Member
American Society Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Member
Children's Oncology Group (COG) Vice Chair; Executive Committee; Scientific Council
Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC) Member

Research Statement

Research Interests
Pre-clinical and clinical studies of new antineoplastic agents
Developmental Therapeutics
Central nervous system tumors
New agents for intrathecal administration

Selected Publications

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