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Matthew Benjamin Fletcher, MD $$

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist

Languages Spoken:

Education and Training

Medical School
Louisiana State University (2008)
UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2011), Pediatrics
Louisiana State University (2014), Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Hematology-Oncology
  • Research Interests

    • Leukemia
    • Sarcomas
    • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Publications

    • Very Late Relapse in Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Case Report and Brief Literature Review. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2021
    • L-Arginine Depletion Blunts Antitumor T-Cell Responses by Inducing Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells: Metabolic Modulation of T Cell Responses by L-Arginine Depletion Occurs Through the Induction of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells. Cancer Research, 2015
    • Subpopulations of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells (MDSC) Impair T Cell Responses Through Independent Nitric Oxide-Related Pathways. International Journal of Cancer, 2014
    • Prompt Administration of Antibiotics Is Associated With Improved Outcomes in Febrile Neutropenia in Children With Cancer. Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 2012
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • American Society of Clinical Oncology
    • American Society of Hematology
    • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
    • American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  • Awards and Honors

    • Pediatric Residency Research Award, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2011)
    • Abstract Achievement Award, American Society of Hematology (2013)

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