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Michael Kelly, MD, PhD

Chief Research Officer

Kelly, Michael MD, PhD
Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute
Cancer and Blood Disorders
Medical School:
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati OH
Graduate School:
PhD: Developmental Biology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati OH
Pediatrics: St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Board Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics; Hematology/Oncology

American Academy of Pediatrics
Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium
American Society of Hematologists
Children's Oncology Group Full Member
American Society of Pediatric Hematologists and Oncologists
Hemangioma Investigator Group
American Society of Clinical Oncology


Vrooman LM, Kirov II, Dreyer ZE, Kelly M, Hijiya N, Brown P, Drachtman RA, Messinger YH, Ritchey AK, Hale GA, Maloney K, Lu Y, Plourde PV, Silverman LB Activity and Toxicity of Intravenous Erwinia Asparaginase Following Allergy to E. coli-Derived Asparaginase in Children and Adolescents With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Feb;63(2):228-33 PMCID: PMC4715717 

Ehrhardt M, Karst J, Donohoue P, Maheshwari M, McClain K, Bingen K, Kelly M. Recognition and treatment of concurrent active and neurodegenerative Langerhans cell histiocytosis: a case report. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2015 Jan;37(1):e37-40. 

Thakar MS, Talano J, Tower RL, Kelly ME, Burke MJ. Indications for transplantation in childhood acute leukemia and the impact of minimal residual disease on relapse: a review. Clin. Pract. 2014: 11(1). 

Brickler, MM, Basel, D., Gheorghe, G., Margolis, DM, Kelly, ME, and Matthew J. Ehrhardt, Early Therapy-Related Myeloid Sarcoma and Deletion of 9q22.32 to q31.1. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Sep;61(9):1701-3. 

Ehrhardt MJ, Humphrey SR, Kelly ME, Chiu YE, Galbraith SS. The natural history of skin-limited Langerhans cell histiocytosis: a single-institution experience. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Nov;36(8):613-6 

Kelly ME, Xiaomin L, Devidas M, Abshire T, Bernstein ML, Billet A, Homas A, Mandell L, Ogeden A, Sandler E, & Buchanan G. Treatment of Relapsed Non-T, Non-B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia with Intensive Chemotherapy: POG (Pediatric Oncology Group) Study 9411 (SIMAL 9). J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 35(7):509-513. 

Kelly ME, Lu X, Devidas M, Camitta B, Abshire T, Bernstein ML, Billett A, Homans A, Sandler E, Buchanan G Treatment of relapsed precursor-B acute lymphoblastic leukemia with intensive chemotherapy: POG (Pediatric Oncology Group) study 9411 (SIMAL 9). J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Oct;35(7):509-13 PMCID: PMC3957178 

Drolet BA, Trenor CC 3rd, Brandão LR, Chiu YE, Chun RH, Dasgupta R, Garzon MC, Hammill AM, Johnson CM, Tlougan B, Blei F, David M, Elluru R, Frieden IJ, Friedlander SF, Iacobas I, Jensen JN, King DM, Lee MT, Nelson S, Patel M, Pope E, Powell J, Seefeldt M, Siegel DH, Kelly M, Adams DM Consensus-derived practice standards plan for complicated Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma. J Pediatr. 2013 Jul;163(1):285-91 

Petersen CL, Hemker BG, Jacobson RD, Warwick AB, Jaradeh SS, Kelly ME Wilms tumor presenting with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 May;35(4):267-70 

Chiu YE, Drolet BA, Blei F, Carcao M, Fangusaro J, Kelly ME, Krol A, Lofgren S, Mancini AJ, Metry DW, Recht M, Silverman RA, Tom WL, Pope E Variable response to propranolol treatment of kaposiform hemangioendothelioma, tufted angioma, and Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Nov;59(5):934-8 PMCID: PMC3528889

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