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Michelle L. Hermiston


Pediatric hematologist-oncologist
Bone marrow transplant specialist
Director, Pediatric Immunotherapy Program
Runner and camper

Dr. Michelle L. Hermiston is a specialist in caring for children with blood diseases, including cancers of the blood. In research, she has a special interest in defining the underlying mechanisms in the development of lymphoid malignancies, including leukemia and lymphoma.

Hermiston earned her medical degree and a doctorate in developmental biology at Washington State University. She completed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric hematology and oncology at UCSF before joining the faculty in 2002. She also participated in a medical scientist training program at Washington University and in the UCSF Molecular Medicine Research Fellowship Program.

Hermiston is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Society of Hematology and American Academy of Pediatrics.

  • Education

    Washington University , MD, 1997

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Pediatrics, 1999

  • Fellowships

    UCS, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, 2002

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

Where I see patients (3)

    Decorative Caduceus

    Caloric Restriction and Activity to Reduce Chemoresistance in B-ALL

    To compare the rate of MRD >=0.01% at end of induction between experimental arm and control arm


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    Tagraxofusp in Pediatric Patients With Relapsed or Refractory CD123 Expressing Hematologic Mali...

    The incidence of dose limiting toxicity (DLT) will be measured at different dose levels.


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    Study of Efficacy and Safety of Tisagenlecleucel in HR B-ALL EOC MRD Positive Patients

    DFS is defined as the time from the date of tisagenlecleucel infusion to the date of the first documented morphological relapse, occurrence of secondary malignancy or death due to any cause.


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    Use Of A Response-Adapted Ruxolitinib-Containing Regimen For The Treatment Of Hemophagocytic Ly...

    Will be reported as number and percentage of patients meeting CR/CRi criteria at the end of 8 weeks of therapy


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    A Study With Tovorafenib (DAY101) as a Treatment Option for Progressive, Relapsed, or Refractor...

    Will be analyzed descriptively.


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    Chemoimmunotherapy and Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant for NK T-cell Leukemia/Lymphoma

    to assess overall response rate following chemoimmunotherapy induction therapy


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    My work

    Dr. Hermiston's calling

    Helping families through difficult journeys

    Feeling at home

    From bedside bingo to therapy dogs, we're here to help kids smile and feel more like themselves.

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