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Texas Medical Center

Cancer and Hematology
Phone: 832-824-4269
Fax: 832-825-1206


1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 750.07
Houston, TX 77030

Research Laboratory

Terzah M. Horton, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine

Hyundai Pediatric Cancer Research Scholar


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Hematology Oncology 2002
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 1999
Emory University School of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1996


Dr. Terzah Horton is a graduate of Emory University where she received her Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from the Emory University School of Medicine, as well as her Ph.D. She also attended her fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at Emory University and Baylor College of Medicine where she later became a faculty member in the Developmental Therapeutics Program at Texas Children's Hospital, the pediatric teaching hospital of Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Horton is a board-certified member of the American Board of Pediatrics and is a board-certified specialist in pediatric Hematology Oncology.

Dr. Horton's clinical interests in oncology include developmental therapeutics.

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


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Member
American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Member
American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Member
American Society for Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (ASPHO) Member
Children's Oncology Group (COG) Member

Research Statement

Research Interests
Molecular causes of leukemia and lymphoma
Proteomics and the deregulation of cell cycle protein degradation during the development of malignancy
Developmental Therapeutics



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