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Verneris, Michael R, MD

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  • Pediatrics
  • Cancer
  • Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant

Clinical Interests:

Cord blood transplantation, leukemia, graft vs. leukemia reactions, immune reconstitution and natural killer cells.

Board Certification:

Pediatrics; Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Medical School:

Dartmouth-Brown Program in Medicine


Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC


Stanford University

Leadership Roles:

(2005-present) UpToDate Peer Review Board for Hematology; The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Minnesota Chapter Board of Trustees; (2006-present) Editorial Board, Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation; (2010-present) National Marrow Donor Program Institutional Reviewer Board; Grants: American Cancer Society Scholar Award


  • Best Doctors in America® (2011-2012, 2013); 1992, Graduated Medical School "With Honors" (awarded to upper 10%, AOA not offered); 1993, "Golden Butterfly Award," Children's National Medical Center; 1995, AACR Workshop Attendance Scholarship titled "Molecular Biology in Clinical Oncology" -- Aspen, Colorado; 1999, American Society of Hematology Travel Award, New Orleans, Louisiana; 2000, Honorable Mention, Young Investigator Award, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology; 2003, Alexander Charles Jundt Research Award, University of Minnesota