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For more information, please refer to the Patient-Derived Xenograft and Advanced In Vivo Models Core site.





PDX Development Unit
Academic Director: Michael Lewis, Ph.D.
Director: Lacey Dobrolecki, MT, MS
Address: One Baylor Plaza, N1210
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 798-1538



Advanced In Vivo Models Unit
Director: Hugo Villanueva, Ph.D.
Address: 6501 Fannin, Suite NA 516
Houston, Texas, 77030
Phone: (713) 798-0118
Email: atc-pdxaimcore@bcm.edu



PDX Breast Program
Lead: Michael Lewis, Ph.D.
Co-lead: Lacey Dobrolecki, MT, MS
Address: One Baylor Plaza, N1210
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 798-1538



PDX Pediatric Liver Program
Lead: Sanjeev Vasudevan, M.D.
Co-lead: Sarah Woodfield, Ph.D.
Web: Pediatric Surgical Oncology Laboratory
Address: Texas Children's Hospital
Feigin Tower
1102 Bates St. Suite 460-I
Houston, Texas, 77030
Phone: (832) 824-4783



PDX Pancreas Program
Lead: Qizhi Cathy Yao, MD, Ph.D.
Surgeon Collaborators: William E Fisher, MD, FACS and George Van Buren, II, MD, FACS
Web: Elkins Pancreas Center
Address: Alkek Building for Biomedical Research
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713.798.1765


PDX Leukemia Program

Lead: Michele Redell, MD, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Web: Cancer and Hematology Centers
Co-lead: Alexandra Stevens, MD, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Web: Cancer and Hematology Centers


PDX Sarcoma Program

Lead: Nino Rainusso, MD
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Web: Cancer and Hematology Centers
Co-lead: Jason Yustein, MD, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Web: Cancer and Hematology Centers