Daniel Weisdorf, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation

Daniel Weisdorf

Contact Info

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

Administrative Assistant Name
Audra Field

Administrative Phone
612-626-3003

Administrative Email
afield@umn.edu

Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation

Co-Director, T32 Hematology Grant

Program co-Leader, Transplant Biology and Therapy, Masonic Cancer Center (MCC)

Deputy Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) core Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)


Hematologist / Oncologist


Medical School, Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL

Residency, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, IL

Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Summary

Dr. Weisdorf is Professor of Medicine and Deputy Director, University of Minnesota Clinical and Translational Science Institute. Dr. Weisdorf serves as the Senior Research Advisor for the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research. At the University of Minnesota, he was the Director of the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation (2013-2018), Director of Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Program (1998-2017) and served as the Principal Investigator on the NIH-sponsored Blood and Marrow Transplantation Clinical Trials Network and Chair of the Network Steering Committee (2001-2016).

Dr. Weisdorf received his M.D. in 1975 from the Chicago Medical School and received Internal Medicine training at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. He was a Fellow at the University of Minnesota in Hematology and Medical Oncology and is Board certified in both disciplines.

Professional Associations

  • President, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (2011)
  • President, Worldwide Network for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (2018-Present)

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Dr. Weisdorf’s clinical and research interests are in application of blood and marrow transplant therapies for hematologic malignancies as well as extensive study of the clinical complications of transplantation including opportunistic infections and graft versus host disease (GVHD).

Clinical

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Hematology/Oncology

Clinics

Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Clinic;Masonic Cancer Center