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Abraham P. Fong, MD, PhD

Abraham P. Fong, MD, PhD


On staff since July 2010

Academic Title: Acting Assistant Professor

"My patients and their families always inspire me with their strength and courage, but at the same time, remind me that as cancer doctors, our treatment options can be better. One of the great things about my job is the opportunity to discover new ways of making our treatments better."


Board Certification(s)
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Medical/Professional School
Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey
Pediatrics, Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto
Hematology, University of Washington, Seattle
Clinical Interests

Neuroblastomas and other embryonal tumors; genetic and epigenetic regulatory mechanisms involved in neurogenesis and neuronal differentiation


Genome-wide binding of the basic helix-loop-helix myogenic inhibitor musculin has substantial overlap with MyoD: implications for buffering activity.
Skeletal muscle , 2013 Nov 1: 3(1)26
Skeletal muscle programming and re-programming.
Current opinion in genetics & development , 2013 Oct: 23(5)568-73
Comparison of genome-wide binding of MyoD in normal human myogenic cells and rhabdomyosarcomas identifies regional and local suppression of promyogenic transcription factors.
Molecular and cellular biology , 2013 Feb: 33(4)773-84
Genetic and epigenetic determinants of neurogenesis and myogenesis.
Developmental cell , 2012 Apr 17: 22(4)721-35
Genome-wide transcription factor binding: beyond direct target regulation.
Trends in genetics : TIG , 2011 Apr: 27(4)141-8
High-risk neuroblastoma: a therapy in evolution.
Pediatric hematology and oncology , 2009 Nov: 26(8)539-48
Genetic evidence for the essential role of beta-transducin repeat-containing protein in the inducible processing of NF-kappa B2/p100.
The Journal of biological chemistry , 2002 Jun 21: 277(25)22111-4

Research Funding

Grant TitleGrantorAmountAward Date
Mechanisms of bHLH Mediated Lineage SpecificationNIH/NCIAug. 1, 2012 - July 31, 2016

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
MB.8.501 - Hematology-Oncology
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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