Leonard S. Sender

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Director, Clinical Operations and Program Development, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Division Chief, Pediatric Oncology, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Clinical Professor Of Medicine
School of Medicine
M.D., University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg South Africa, 1982
Phone: (714) 456-8025
Email: lsender@uci.edu
University of California, Irvine
Building 56 Room 205
Orange, CA 92868
Academic Distinctions
Top Doctor, U.S. News and World Report (2007-2014)
Physician of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association (2008-2014)
UC Irvine Foundation Stewardship Star Award (2009)
Outstanding Community Health Care Provider, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS), UC Irvine (2013)
Member, Oncology, Super Doctors, MSP Communications, Minneapolis, MN (2014)
Zhang Z, Eckert MA, Ali MM, Liu L, Kang DK, Chang E, Pone EJ, Sender LS, Fruman DA, Zhao W. DNA-scaffolded multivalent ligands to modulate cell function. Chembiochem. 2014 Jun 16;15(9):1268-73.
Grigsby TJ, Kent EE, Montoya MJ, Sender LS, Morris RA, Ziogas A, Anton-Culver H. Attitudes toward cancer clinical trial participation in young adults with a history of cancer and a healthy college student sample: A preliminary investigation. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2014 Mar 1;3(1):20-27.
Zhang Z, Ali MM, Eckert MA, Kang DK, Chen YY, Sender LS, Fruman DA, Zhao W. A polyvalent aptamer system for targeted drug delivery. Biomaterials. 2013 Dec;34(37):9728-35.
Kent EE, Sender LS, Morris RA, Grigsby TJ, Montoya MJ, Ziogas A, Anton-Culver H. Multilevel socioeconomic effects on quality of life in adolescent and young adult survivors of leukemia and lymphoma. Qual Life Res. 2013 Aug;22(6):1339-51.
Fortier MA, Batista ML, Wahi A, Kain A, Strom S, Sender LS. Illness uncertainty and quality of life in children with cancer. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Jul;35(5):366-70.
Buchbinder D, Hsieh L, Puthenveetil G, Soni A, Stites J, Huynh V, Kirov I, Neudorf S, Rubin E, Sender L, Torno L, Margolis D, Childs R, Moore T, Nugent D. Successful autologous cord blood transplantation in a child with acquired severe aplastic anemia. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 May;17(3):E104-7.
Janes MR, Vu C, Mallya S, Sheih MP, Limon JJ, Li L-S, Jessen KA, Martin MB, Ren P, Lilly MB, Sender LS, Liu Y, Rommel C, Fruman DA. Efficacy of the investigational mTOR kinase inhibitor MLN0128/INK128 in models of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Leukemia. 2013 Mar;27(3):586-94.
Professional Societies
American Medical Association
American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
American Society of Hematology
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Connective Tissue Oncology Society
American Association for Cancer Research
Society for Participatory Medicine
Other Experience
Medical Director, Blood and Marrow Clinical Laboratory
CHOC 1997—pres
Medical Director, Cancer Research Laboratory
CHOC 1997—pres
Medical Director, Cord Blood Bank
CHOC 1999—pres
Medical Director, Hyundai Cancer Institute
CHOC 2001—pres
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