Margaret MacMillan, MD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Margaret MacMillan

Contact Info

macmi002@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-626-2961

Fax 612-626-4074

Office Address:
Pediatric BMT
D578 Mayo
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
Pediatric BMT
MMC 484 Mayo
8484B (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

MD, University of Toronto Medical School, Ontario, Canada

Residency in Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fellowship in Blood and Marrow Transplantation, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

MS, Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Summary

I am a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota, and a faculty member in the Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation within the Department of Pediatrics. I am Director of the Kidz1stFund Comprehensive Fanconi Anemia Center at the University of Minnesota and Co-Director the University of Minnesota Fanconi Anemia Comprehensive Care Clinic, which follows the largest number of Fanconi anemia patients in the world. I am the principal investigator of 12 phase I/Il clinical trials at the University of Minnesota and a key co-investigator on 14 other trials. I have authored more than 130 peer-reviewed publications, reviews and book chapters. 

Awards & Recognition

  • Irvine McQuarrie Research Scholar, University of Minnesota (2000)
  • Cooley's Anemia Fellowship, Boston, Massachusetts (1997)
  • Schilling Scholarship Award in Pediatrics, University of Toronto (1991)
  • Charles E. Snelling Scholarship in Pediatrics, University of Toronto (1990)
  • Life Sciences Graduate Degree Completion Award, University of Toronto (1988)
  • Open Scholarship, University of Toronto (1987)
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (1986)

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  1. Acute Graft-Versus-Host Disease
    • T regulatory cells to prevent GVHD
    • Novel pharmacologic agents/ regimens
  2. Fanconi anemia
    • Novel preparative therapies
    • Gene therapy - multipotent adult stem cell
    • Mechanisms to speed immune recovery and reduce infection after transplantation
  3. Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia
    • Novel phase I agents
    • Novel preparative therapies

Clinical

Specialties

  • Blood and marrow transplantation, Fanconi&rsquo
  • s anemia, Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia

Board Certifications

Pediatrics