Gengwen Tian, MD, PhD
- Cancer and Blood Disorders
Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine
Get to know Gengwen Tian, MD, PhD
Dr. Gengwen Tian completed her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2022. Dr. Tian has had a strong passion for treating patients with malignancies since medical school. With the goal of understanding more about cancer biology and discovering new treatment, Dr. Tian pursued her PhD research in developing new cell therapies against neuroblastoma and lymphoma at the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy Center at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Tian started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship in 2019 with the goal of becoming a physician-scientist, specializing in the treatment of childhood cancers.
Dr. Tian is interested in treating a variety of childhood malignancies and participating in the development of new therapeutics against childhood cancers. Dr. Tian would like to continue her research on utilizing immune cells to tackle pediatric solid tumors.
Dr. Gengwen Tian is interested in developing new immunotherapies against various childhood cancers. Dr. Tian was involved in multiple research projects, ranging from cancer vaccine development to novel cell therapy against lymphoma and neuroblastoma. Dr. Tian’s work has been published in multiple scientific journals.
Currently, Dr. Tian’s PhD work has progressed to a clinical trial to treat refractory neuroblastoma. Dr. Tian’s goal is to understand how the immune system interacts with cancer cells and how we can train the immune system to better tackle cancer malignancies. Dr. Tian is interested in various tumors, including neuroblastoma, osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma.
American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
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