Jane Liesveld, M.D.

Jane Liesveld, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-5823
Fax: (585) 273-5761
Administrative: (585) 275-4099

Research Bio

Effects of oxygen metabolites/chemokines on hematopoietic stem cell expansion and preservation.

Effects of hematopoietic growth factors and inhibitors on AML blast proliferation (correlative clinical studies)

Effects of hematopoietic stem cell adhesion on marrow stromal cell cytokine production.

Role of signal transduction inhibition in treatment of acute myelogenous leukemia/myelodysplasia.

Characterization of mobilized peripheral blood stem cells

Awards & Honors (Local)

Gilda's Club of Rochester Jacob Gitelman Award 2009
Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Teaching Award 2007
Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation Gordon Forgash Research Award 2005 - 2007
Lawrence A. Kohn Senior Teaching Fellowship | University of Rochester Department of Medicine 2004 - 2006
Leukemia Society of America, Clinical Scholar Award 1998 - 2003
Leukemia Society of America Special Fellowship 1989 - 1992
James P. Wilmot Postdoctoral Cancer Research Fellowship 1989 - 1992
American Cancer Society Clinical Fellowship Award 1987 - 1988

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 154 available »

2015 Oct
Shaw BE, Logan BR, Kiefer DM, Chitphakdithai P, Pedersen TL, Abdel-Azim H, Abidi MH, Akpek G, Diaz MA, Artz AS, Dandoy C, Gajewski JL, Hematti P, Kamble RT, Kasow KA, Lazarus HM, Liesveld JL, Majhail NS, O'Donnell PV, Olsson RF, Savani BN, Schears RM, Stroncek DF, Switzer GE, Williams EP, Wingard JR, Wirk BM, Confer DL, Pulsipher MA. "Analysis of the Effect of Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Center Size on Unrelated National Marrow Donor Program Donor Outcomes: Donor Toxicities Are More Common at Low-Volume Bone Marrow Collection Centers." Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2015 Oct; 21(10):1830-8. Epub 2015 Jun 23.
2015 Aug 29
Pasquini MC, Zhang MJ, Medeiros BC, Armand P, Hu ZH, Nishihori T, Aljurf MD, Akpek G, Cahn JY, Cairo MS, Cerny J, Copelan EA, Deol A, Freytes CO, Gale RP, Ganguly S, George B, Gupta V, Hale GA, Kamble RT, Klumpp TR, Lazarus HM, Luger SM, Liesveld JL, Litzow MR, Marks DI, Martino R, Norkin M, Olsson RF, Oran B, Pawarode A, Pulsipher MA, Ramanathan M, Reshef R, Saad AA, Saber W, Savani BN, Schouten HC, Ringdén O, Tallman MS, Uy GL, Wood WA, Wirk B, Pérez WS, Batiwalla M, Weisdorf DJ. "Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Outcomes in Monosomal Karyotype Myeloid Malignancies." Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2015 Aug 29; Epub 2015 Aug 29.
2015 Jun 18
Evans AG, Rothberg PG, Burack WR, Huntington SF, Porter DL, Friedberg JW, Liesveld JL. "Evolution to plasmablastic lymphoma evades CD19-directed chimeric antigen receptor T cells." British journal of haematology. 2015 Jun 18; Epub 2015 Jun 18.
2015 Apr 17
Liesveld JL. "Mixed lineage acute leukemia: navigating the heterogeneity." European journal of haematology. 2015 Apr 17; Epub 2015 Apr 17.
Liesveld, JL. "Plerixafor: potential role in acute leukemia therapy." Expert Opinion on Orphan Drugs. 2015; 3(4): 467-475.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Cancer Center


Hematology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Hematology and Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Medicine | University Iowa Coll Medicine1980
BS | Arts & Sciences | University of Iowa1976

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Research in Hematology Research Fellowship at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1988 - 06/30/1989
Fellowship in Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1987 - 06/30/1988
Fellowship in Hematology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1984 - 06/30/1987
Residency in Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1981 - 06/30/1984
Internship in Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1980 - 06/30/1981