Claudio Brunstein, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation

Claudio Brunstein

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 480
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Krist Blomquist

Administrative Phone
612-625-8942

Administrative Email
krblomqu@umn.edu

Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation

Program Director, Adult Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program and Cellular Therapy Program Service

Medical Director, Unrelated Donor Transplantation Program

Section Head, Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Principle Investigator, University of Minnesota BMT Clinical Trials Network


Hematologist / Oncologist


Medical School, Faculade de Medicina, University Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Residency, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Brazil

Fellowship, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegere, Brazil

Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

PhD, Faculade de Medicina, University Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Summary

Dr. Brunstein received his M.D. in 1990 from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. He completed internal medicine residency training and subspecialty training in clinical oncology in Brazil. He subsequently did his PhD in Medicine doing research in lung cancer. In 1998, he started a Fellowship in Hematology and Transplantation at the University of Minnesota. During that time his interests shifted toward stem cell biology and bone marrow transplantation, and he did a Bone Marrow Transplant Fellowship at the University of Minnesota. He joined the Faculty in 2004 and works primarily on the Adult Blood and Marrow Transplantation service.

Awards & Recognition

  • U of MN Medical Center Clinical Excellence award (2018)
  • Spirit of Hope award, ACS (2019)
  • The Robert A. Good New Investigator Award, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (2009)
  • Transplantation Travel Award, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (2009)
  • Outstanding Academic Mentor Award, University of Minnesota Medical School (2008)
  • Award of Recognition, University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center (2008)

Professional Associations

  • Member, American Society of Hematology (1999-present)
  • Member, International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIMBTR) (2005-present)
  • Founder, Annual Marrow on the Move for family and staff. Fundraisers for annual Marrow research award for promising, young investigators for their pilots to develop careers in the field

Clinical

Specialties

  • Cancer
  • Hematology/Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology

Clinical Interests

Blood Cancer; Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant; Adoptive Cellular Immunotherapy