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Priti Tewari

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatrics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2003 Ross University School of Medicine, Roseau, MD, Medicine
1998 State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, BS, Biochemistry

Board Certifications

3/2011 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
10/2009 Pediatrics


Academic Appointments

Instructor, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 7/2011-6/2012

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Tewari P, Martin PL, Mendizabal A, Parikh SH, Page KM, Driscoll TA, Malech HL, Kurtzberg J, Prasad VK. Myeloablative transplantation using either cord blood or bone marrow leads to immune recovery, high long-term donor chimerism and excellent survival in chronic granulomatous disease. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 18(9):1368-77, 9/2012. e-Pub 2/10/2012. PMID: 22326631.


1. Popat U, Anderlini P, Andersson B, Valdez B, Bassett R, Hosing C, Ahmed S, Qazilbash M, Shpall E.J., Alousi A, Champlin R, Jones R.B., Kebriaei P, Oki Y, Fanale M, Hagemeistger F, Dabaja B, Reed V, Pinnix C, Tewari P, Worth L, Nieto Y. Phase 2 Trial of High-Dose Gemeictabine, Busulfan and Melphalan with Autologous Stem Cell Transplant (ASCT) for Patients with Refractory Hodgkin's Lymphoma (HL). Lymphoma, 3/2014.
2. Tewari P, Kumaresan P, Figliola M, Huls H, Longin K, Ruhnke K, Champlin R, Cooper J. Automated Production of Clinical-Grade CMV-Specific T Cells to Implement Immunotherapy at the Bedside. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 20(2):S136-S137, 2/2014.
3. Schneider V, Kim Sung, Christensen A, Szewczyk N, Dela Cruz B, Kresta K, Tewari P. Implementation of Parameter Transfusion Orders for Stem Cell Transplant Recipients Results in Increased Nursing Anatomy, Decreased Transfusion Delays, and Improved Patient Care. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 20(2):S285, 2/2014.
4. Tewari P, Allison J, Waters-Pick B, Cash JV, Kurtzberg J, Prasad VK. Collection of G-CSF-mobilizxed granulocytes from rleated donors to support hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients at high risk of infection is safe and feasible. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 17(2 (suppl)):S272, 2/2011.
5. Prasad VK, Mendizabal A, Tewari P, Page K, Parikh SH, Szabolcs P, Driscoll TA, Martin PL, Kurtzberg J. Differential impact of HLA-A, -B, and -DRB1 mismatching in relation to other variables on the outcomes of myeloablative unrelated single donor umbilical cord blood transplantation from 4/6 matched units in children and young adults. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 17(2 (Suppl)):S185-S186, 2/2011.
6. Desai SR, Tewari P, Whelan M, Kurtzberg J, Prasad VK. Vitamin D deficiency in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 17(2 (Suppl)):S274, 2/2011.
7. Tewari P, Martin PL, Parikh SH, Szabolcs P, Page KM, Driscoll TA, Kurzburg J, Prasad VK. Correction of immune defect, excellent survival, and long-term donor chimerism in children with chronic granulomatous disease after myeloablative transplantation across donor and graft sources. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 16(2 (Suppl)):S185, 2/2010.
8. Tewari P, Wood S, MArtin PL, Parikh SH, Szabolcs P, Page KM, Driscoll T, Kurtzberg J, Prasad VK. Transplantation following myeloablative cytoreduction resultsin excellent survival, long-term engraftment, and donor chimerism in children with chronic granulomatous disease across donor and graft sources. Blood 114:3398, 11/2009.
9. Cooper L, Tarek N, Worth L, Petropoulis D, Lee D, Champlin R.E., Rondon G, Tewari P, Maher O. Successful Treatment for Secondary AML and MDS following Myeloablative Hematopoetic Stem Cell Transplantation for Children, Adolescents and Young Adults. Submitted.

Last updated: 12/5/2013