Jason H. Mendler, M.D., Ph.D.

Jason H. Mendler, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

Box 704

Administrative: (585) 275-4099
Fax: (585) 273-1051

Professional Bio

Jason Harold Mendler, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Oncology, received his bachelor's degree, Summa Cum Laude, from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He then went on to earn his PhD in Genetics and his medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. Prior to joining Wilmot Cancer Center, Dr. Mendler completed his residency at and served as chief resident of the University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Medicine. Most recently, he completed a clinical fellowship in oncology at Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio and he served one year on the faculty as a clinical instructor.

The recipient of numerous awards and honors, Dr. Mendler has also authored several oncology-related publications. His areas of clinical interest include acute leukemia, CML, MDS, bone marrow transplant and myclopoliferative diseases. Dr. Mendler is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Awards & Honors (National)

ASH news daily author | ASH 2010

Awards & Honors (Local)

James 14th Annual Scientific Meeting award for one of top 3 Translational Research Poster | The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center 2012
James V. Warren Award for accomplishments as the most outstanding research fellow in the Department of Internal Medicine | The Ohio State University | Columbus, Ohio 2011
Distinction in research, Internal Medicine Residency Program | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2008
Raphael Dolin Resident Research Award for dedication to patient care, critical scholarship, and teaching | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2008
Rochester city-wide Internal Medicine resident poster day 1st place, scientific division | Rochester, NY 2007
Class of 1990 Resident Teaching Award | voted on by the 4th year medical students at the University of R | Rochester, NY 2007
: University of Rochester School of Medicine Class of 1976 Prize (In | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2005
Arnold P. Gold Foundation 2004 Humanism in Medicine Essay contest-2nd prize | Rochester, NY 2004
Alpha Omega Alpha | University Of Rochester School of Medicine | Rochester, NY 2004
Phi Beta Kappa | Washington University in St. Louis | St. Louis, MO 1997
Summa Cum Laude | Washington University in St. Louis | St. Louis, MO 1997

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 9 available »

2013 Aug
Mendler JH, Maharry K, Becker H, Eisfeld AK, Senter L, Mrózek K, Kohlschmidt J, Metzeler KH, Schwind S, Whitman SP, Khalife J, Caligiuri MA, Klisovic RB, Moore JO, Carter TH, Marcucci G, Bloomfield CD. "In rare acute myeloid leukemia patients harboring both RUNX1 and NPM1 mutations, RUNX1 mutations are unusual in structure and present in the germline." Haematologica.. 2013 Aug; 98(8):e92-4. Epub 2013 Jun 10.
2013 May
Marcucci, G; Maharry, KS; Metzeler, KH; Volinia, S; Wu, YZ; Mrózek, K; Nicolet, D; Kohlschmidt, J; Whitman, SP; Mendler, JH; Schwind, S; Becker, H; Eisfeld, AK; Carroll, AJ; Powell, BL; Kolitz, JE; Garzon, R; Caligiuri, MA; Stone, RM; Bloomfield CD. "Clinical Role of microRNAs in Cytogenetically Normal Acute Myeloid Leukemia: miR-155 Upregulation Independently Identifies High-Risk Patients". J Clin Oncol.. 2013; . Link
2012 Jul 12
Eisfeld AK, Marcucci G, Maharry K, Schwind S, Radmacher MD, Nicolet D, Becker H, Mrózek K, Whitman SP, Metzeler KH, Mendler JH, Wu YZ, Liyanarachchi S, Patel R, Baer MR, Powell BL, Carter TH, Moore JO, Kolitz JE, Wetzler M, Caligiuri MA, Larson RA, Tanner SM, de la Chapelle A, Bloomfield CD. "miR-3151 interplays with its host gene BAALC and independently affects outcome of patients with cytogenetically normal acute myeloid leukemia." Blood.. 2012 Jul 12; 120(2):249-58. Epub 2012 Apr 23.
2012 Jul
Whitman SP, Caligiuri MA, Maharry K, Radmacher MD, Kohlschmidt J, Becker H, Mrózek K, Wu YZ, Schwind S, Metzeler KH, Mendler JH, Wen J, Baer MR, Powell BL, Carter TH, Kolitz JE, Wetzler M, Carroll AJ, Larson RA, Marcucci G, Bloomfield CD. "The MLL partial tandem duplication in adults aged 60 years and older with de novo cytogenetically normal acute myeloid leukemia." Leukemia.. 2012 Jul; 26(7):1713-7. Epub 2012 Feb 07.
2012
Mendler, JH; Maharry, K; Radmacher, MD, Mrozek, K; Becker, H; Metzeler, KH; Schwind, S; Whitman, SP;Khalife, J; Kohlschmidt, J; Nicolet, D; Powell, BL; Carter, TH; Wetzler, M; Moore, JO; Kolitz, JE; Baer, MR; Carroll, AJ; Larson, RA; Caligiuri, MA; Marcucci, G; Bloomfield, CD. "RUNX 1 Mutations Are Associated With Poor Outcome in Younger and Older Patients With Cytogenetically Normal Acute Myeloid Leukemia and With Distinct Gene and MicroRNA Expression Signatures." J Clin Oncol. 2012; . Link

Current Appointments

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

Specialties

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

Education

MD | Medicine | University or Rochester School of Medince and Dentistry2005
PhD | Genetics | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry2004
BA | Biology | Washington University in St. Louis1997

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Medical Oncology at Ohio State University Medical Center07/01/2009 - 07/14/2011
Residency in Internal Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office06/24/2006 - 06/23/2008
Internship in Internal Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office06/24/2005 - 06/23/2006