A journey searching for a cure for leukemia

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Jorge E Cortes speaks to Natasha Galukande, Assistant Commissioning Editor. Dr Cortes received his medical degree from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Mexico City, Mexico). Cortes has worked at the MD Anderson Cancer Centre (TX, USA) since 1991 where he is the Director of the Leukemia Fellowship Program, Deputy Department Chair, Chief of the sections of Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, DB Lane Cancer Research Distinguished Professor for Leukemia Research and Professor in the Department of Leukemia. He has been the principal investigator or coprincipal investigator for more than 100 funded research projects and has authored more than 600 peer-reviewed articles, 33 book chapters and four books. He has been honored several times over his career for his research and educational contributions. Cortes has spoken at, given presentations at, and appeared as a featured guest at or chaired more than 575 international, national, state and local conferences.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)785-787
Number of pages3
JournalFuture Oncology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


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