Corinne Summers, MD

Corinne Summers, MD


  • Children's Title: Interim co-Chief Medical Officer, Seattle Children's Therapeutics
  • Academic Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Research Title: Immunotherapy Clinical Researcher
  • Research Center: Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research
  • On Staff Since: August 2015
"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."
  • Biography

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

    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. Dr. Summers previously was an assistant professor in the Clinical Research Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. 

    Board Certification(s)

    Pediatric Hematology-Oncology


    Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL


    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


    Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA

    Research Focus Area

    Novel Therapeutics

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