Jennifer Willert, MD

Pediatric blood disorders and cancer specialist


UCSF School of Medicine 1994


Children's Hospital and Medical Center Oakland, 1997


Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, 2001

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Horn B, Wahlstrom JT, Melton A, Liou A, Ouachee-Chardin M, Sunkersett G, Willert J, Hwang J, Expose-Spencer J, Cowan MC, Facchino J, Dvorak CC. Early mixed chimerism-based preemptive immunotherapy in children undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Aug; 64(8).
  2. Aftandilian C, Weinberg K, Willert J, Kharbanda S, Porteus M, Maldonado Y, Agarwal R. Invasive Fungal Disease in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2016 Oct; 38(7):574-580.
  3. Mitton B, Coutre S, Willert J, Schlis K, Porteus M, Kharbanda S, Agarwal-Hashmi R. A pediatric case of T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Jun; 62(6):1061-2.
  4. Turner DC, Navid F, Daw NC, Mao S, Wu J, Santana VM, Neel M, Rao B, Willert JR, Loeb DM, Harstead KE, Throm SL, Freeman BB, Stewart CF. Population pharmacokinetics of bevacizumab in children with osteosarcoma: implications for dosing. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 May 15; 20(10):2783-92.
  5. Marietti S, Saenz N, Willert J, Holmes N. Genitourinary rhabdomyosarcoma: unusual diagnosis presenting within hours of delivery. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Aug; 9(4):e139-43.
  6. Sulit DJ, Tom WL, Willert JR, Nespeca MP, Friedlander SF. Multicentric infantile hemangiopericytoma: case report and review of the literature. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2011 May; 33(4):e166-70.
  7. Du S, Scuderi R, Malicki DM, Willert J, Bastian J, Weidner N. Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas occurring in two brothers with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome and review of the literature. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2011 Jan-Feb; 14(1):64-70.
  8. Gupta VB, Willert J, Pian M, Stein MT. When disclosing a serious diagnosis to a minor conflicts with family values. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2010 Apr; 31(3 Suppl):S100-2.
  9. Burke MJ, Willert J, Desai S, Kadota R. The treatment of pediatric Philadelphia positive (Ph+) leukemias in the imatinib era. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Dec; 53(6):992-5.
  10. Dehority W, Willert J, Pong A. Zygomycetes infections in pediatric hematology oncology patients: a case series and review of the literature. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Dec; 31(12):911-9.
  11. Navid F, Willert JR, McCarville MB, Furman W, Watkins A, Roberts W, Daw NC. Combination of gemcitabine and docetaxel in the treatment of children and young adults with refractory bone sarcoma. Cancer. 2008 Jul 15; 113(2):419-25.
  12. Catanzarite V, Hilfiker M, Daneshmand S, Willert J. Prenatal diagnosis of fetal hepatoblastoma: case report and review of the literature. J Ultrasound Med. 2008 Jul; 27(7):1095-8.
  13. Gupta VB, Willert J, Pian M, Stein MT. When disclosing a serious diagnosis to a minor conflicts with family values. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2008 Jun; 29(3):231.
  14. Loh KC, Willert J, Meltzer H, Roberts W, Kerlin B, Kadota R, Levy M, White G, Geddis A, Schiff D, Martin L, Yu A, Kung F, Spear MA. Temozolomide and radiation for aggressive pediatric central nervous system malignancies. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2005 May; 27(5):254-8.
  15. Schiff DE, Roberts WD, Willert J, Tsai HM. Thrombocytopenia and severe hyperbilirubinemia in the neonatal period secondary to congenital thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and ADAMTS13 deficiency. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2004 Aug; 26(8):535-8.
  16. Willert J, Epping M, Pollack JR, Brown PO, Nusse R. A transcriptional response to Wnt protein in human embryonic carcinoma cells. BMC Dev Biol. 2002 Jul 02; 2:8.
  17. Willert JR, Dahl GV, Marina NM. Recurrent mercaptopurine-induced acute pancreatitis: a rare complication of chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children. Med Pediatr Oncol. 2002 Jan; 38(1):73-4.

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