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Our Researchers

Co-Directors

Dr. Plon’s translational research has focused on analysis of patients with inherited susceptibility to childhood cancer, for example Rothmund Thomson syndrome associated with mutations in the RECQL4 gene and predisposition to osteosarcoma. Over the last ten years her research group has also... Read more

Address: Academic Office Feigin Tower, 1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1200 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Clinic Address Wallace Tower, 6701 Fannin St., 14th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4685

Dr. Parson’s research is focused on the genomic characterization of pediatric liver tumors, including hepatoblastoma and hepatocellular carcinoma, using DNA and RNA-based sequencing methods. His results will guide physicians to risk adapted treatments and may find potential targets for treatments... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Suite 1030 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4643

Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Alison Bertuch's research is aimed at understanding the mechanisms of telomere maintenance, structure and function. Her research uses yeast as a model system for the rapid identification and investigation of the genes that govern telomere homeostasis. Of particular interest is set of proteins... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1240.08 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4579

Dr. Stephen C. Mack has contributed to our understanding of the genetic and epigenetic basis of brain cancer in children. His achievements have been published in: Nature, Nature Medicine, Nature Genetics, Cell, Cancer Cell, Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology,... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Ste. 1030.02 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-5667

Dr. Chris Man’s laboratory is interested in applying computational and OMICS approaches to improve both the diagnosis and prognosis of pediatric cancer patients. The main focus of his research is to identify circulating and tumor biomarkers for early detection of chemoresistance and metastasis in... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Suite 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4682

Professor Pati is a highly accomplished cancer biologist who is an internationally recognized leader in the field of chromosomal cohesion and Separation and its role in carcinogenesis. He has a highly impressive track record not only in basic biology of chromosomal cohesion and separation, but... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Suite 1230.07 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4575

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-822-4242

Dr. Pulivarthi Rao is the Associate Director of the Cancer Cytogenetics Core Laboratory and a principal investigator for the Cancer Genetics and Genomics Program at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers.   His research laboratory analyzes the genetic basis of malignant transformations,... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Suite 1030.16 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4820

Dr. Pavel Sumazin is Director of the Bioinformatics Core Laboratory and a member of the Cancer Genetics and Genomics Program and the Center for Precision Oncology. Dr. Pavel Sumazin interprets molecular profiles of human tumors to inform cancer diagnostics and therapeutics. He aims to infer... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1220 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4968

Dr. Lisa Wang’s research interests focus on the molecular pathogenesis of osteosarcoma. She specifically focuses on the RECQL4 pathway and Rothmund-Thomson syndrome (RTS), a rare, inherited disorder that predisposes affected individuals to developing osteosarcoma. Her research goals include:... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Suite 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4822

Certified Genetic Counselors

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 14th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-822-4362

Ms. Scollon's research interests include pediatric cancer predisposition syndromes and educating healthcare providers in recognizing at risk patients and families in order to provide families education, advocacy, and increase the adoption of prevention and screening for future cancers. She also... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Ste. 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4685

Our Researchers

Co-Directors

Dr. Plon’s translational research has focused on analysis of patients with inherited susceptibility to childhood cancer, for example Rothmund Thomson syndrome associated with mutations in the RECQL4 gene and predisposition to osteosarcoma. Over the last ten years her research group has also... Read more

Address: Academic Office Feigin Tower, 1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1200 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Clinic Address Wallace Tower, 6701 Fannin St., 14th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4685

Dr. Parson’s research is focused on the genomic characterization of pediatric liver tumors, including hepatoblastoma and hepatocellular carcinoma, using DNA and RNA-based sequencing methods. His results will guide physicians to risk adapted treatments and may find potential targets for treatments... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Suite 1030 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4643

Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Alison Bertuch's research is aimed at understanding the mechanisms of telomere maintenance, structure and function. Her research uses yeast as a model system for the rapid identification and investigation of the genes that govern telomere homeostasis. Of particular interest is set of proteins... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1240.08 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4579

Dr. Stephen C. Mack has contributed to our understanding of the genetic and epigenetic basis of brain cancer in children. His achievements have been published in: Nature, Nature Medicine, Nature Genetics, Cell, Cancer Cell, Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology,... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Ste. 1030.02 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-5667

Dr. Chris Man’s laboratory is interested in applying computational and OMICS approaches to improve both the diagnosis and prognosis of pediatric cancer patients. The main focus of his research is to identify circulating and tumor biomarkers for early detection of chemoresistance and metastasis in... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Suite 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4682

Professor Pati is a highly accomplished cancer biologist who is an internationally recognized leader in the field of chromosomal cohesion and Separation and its role in carcinogenesis. He has a highly impressive track record not only in basic biology of chromosomal cohesion and separation, but... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Suite 1230.07 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4575

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-822-4242

Dr. Pulivarthi Rao is the Associate Director of the Cancer Cytogenetics Core Laboratory and a principal investigator for the Cancer Genetics and Genomics Program at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers.   His research laboratory analyzes the genetic basis of malignant transformations,... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Suite 1030.16 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4820

Dr. Pavel Sumazin is Director of the Bioinformatics Core Laboratory and a member of the Cancer Genetics and Genomics Program and the Center for Precision Oncology. Dr. Pavel Sumazin interprets molecular profiles of human tumors to inform cancer diagnostics and therapeutics. He aims to infer... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1220 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4968

Dr. Lisa Wang’s research interests focus on the molecular pathogenesis of osteosarcoma. She specifically focuses on the RECQL4 pathway and Rothmund-Thomson syndrome (RTS), a rare, inherited disorder that predisposes affected individuals to developing osteosarcoma. Her research goals include:... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Suite 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4822

Certified Genetic Counselors

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 14th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-822-4362

Ms. Scollon's research interests include pediatric cancer predisposition syndromes and educating healthcare providers in recognizing at risk patients and families in order to provide families education, advocacy, and increase the adoption of prevention and screening for future cancers. She also... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Ste. 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Phone: 832-824-4685