Jason T. Yustein, MD, PhD


Titles and Roles

Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Pediatric Oncologist
Pediatric Oncology
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


Jason T. Yustein, MD, PhD is Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Yustein is a pediatric oncologist and physician-scientist at Children's Hospital of Atlanta.

Dr. Yustein is a member of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Research Program at Winship.


Dr. Yustein earned his MD and his PhD in molecular biology and microbiology from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed his residency in pediatrics and his clinical fellowship in pediatric hematology and oncology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.


Dr. Yustein's laboratory is dedicated towards understanding mechanisms of metastasis and therapeutic resistance and identifying new treatment avenues for the treatment of sarcomas. His team has a significant amount of experience with integrating novel models with molecular approaches and functional genomic studies geared towards understanding the pathogenesis of pediatric sarcomas.


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