Corinne Summers, MD

Corinne  Summers, MD

Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Apheresis

On staff since August 2015

Academic Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine

Research Center: Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research

"I see myself as part of a team with you and your family. You know your child best; together, with our combined expertise, we choose the best path forward."

  • Dr. Corinne Summers is a principal investigator in the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research, an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine and an assistant professor in the Clinical Research Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. 

    Her research focuses on developing T-cell therapies that potentially prevent relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in patients who received cord blood transplants. More specifically, she is engineering cord blood T cells to target leukemia cells. The goal is to create engineered T cells that can kill residual leukemia cells after a patient has received a cord blood transplant.

    Dr. Summers received an MD from Florida State University College of Medicine. She completed a general pediatric residency at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at Seattle Children's.

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Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Medical/Professional School

Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL

Residency

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA

Research Focus Area

Cancer biology