Morris Kletzel, MD, MBA

Meryl Suzanne Weiss Endowed Professor of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant; Director, Stem Cell Laboratory and Pheresis Program; Associate director, Matthews Cell Therapy Center; Professor in Pediatrics-Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Director, Center for Neuroblastoma Research; Co-director, Pediatric Drug Development Center, Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute

Special Interests

Bone marrow/stem cell transplantation, umbilical cord transplantation, bioethics (research ethics), leukemia, neuroblastoma, immunodeficiencies, cell processing​​​

Research Interests

Bone Marrow Transplantation; Cancer: Blood (leukemia, lymphomas); Pediatrics; Stem Cells; Transplantation

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Biographical Information

Medical School

Facultad de Medicina, National Autonomous University of Mexico, 1973

Postgraduate Training

Fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology, Anderson Hospital & Tumor Institute, 1979-1980; Residency in pediatrics, University of Arkansas Medical Center, 1975-1978


Board certified in: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, General Pediatrics

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