Carlos S. Alvarado, MD

Titles and Roles

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine

Biography

Dr. Alvarado joined the Emory pediatric hematology/oncology program in 1981 and has been actively involved in the education of students, residents and fellows throughout his career. His medical accomplishments include developing special expertise in bone marrow failure syndromes, histiocyte-related disorders, and some of the childhood solid tumors. He has also actively particiapted in the Infant Leukemia and Neuroblastoma studies (as Study chair or Co-chair) of the Pediatric Oncology Group. In the late stages of his career, he worked with the Division’s Scientists on research aimed at defining the role of oncogenes and anti-apoptotic proteins in inducing drug resistance in neuroblastoma. Dr. Carlos S. Alvarado has been a longtime member of the CURE Board of Directors, joining the Advisory Board in 2000.

Education

Dr. Alvarado received his medical education at San Marcos University School of Medicine in Lima, Peru, his post-graduate training in pediatrics at the University of Connecticut Health Center, in Hartford, Connecticut, and his hematology/oncology training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

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