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Leon Bernal-Mizrachi, MD

Bernal-Mizrachi photo Department Hematology and Medical Oncology  
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Titles Assistant Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
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Biography Prior to being appointed Instructor of Hematology/Oncology at Winship Cancer Institute in 2006, Dr. Bernal-Mizrachi was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Lee Ratner's laboratory at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in the Division of Molecular Oncology. In Colombia, South America he was also Co-Director of the City's Diabetes Program as part of Cali's City Public Health Service in 1998-1999.
Research Focus His research focuses on the molecular mechanisms that may contribute to the development of several lumphoid cancers such as Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, and multiple myeloma and may represent possible pathways to deliver targeted therapies.
Education Dr. Leon Bernal-Mizrachi earned his Medical Degree at Universidad del Valle School of Medicine in Cali, Colombia. He completed his residency at the University of Miami followed by a postdoctoral Fellowship at the Washington University School of Medicine Division of Molecular Oncology.
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Memberships Cancer Cell Biology Research Program
Awards Dr. Bernal-Mizrachi is a recipient of the following awards:
Travel Grant award, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2004
Best Project/Presentation at the Eleventh Session of the Resident Scholarly Activity Program. University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Florida, 2000
Tulane University Award: Best Year Medical Student of the 5th year of Medicine, 1996
"Santander Medal" to the 2nd-best Bachelor of the Year in Santa Librada High School
Cancers Treated Leukemia
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