Jeffrey R. Andolina, M.D., M.S.

Jeffrey R. Andolina, M.D., M.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 777
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-2981
Administrative: (585) 275-2981
Fax: (585) 273-1039

Professional Bio

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Research Bio

Novel approaches to stem cell transplantation including reduced-intensity conditioning regimens for malignant and non-malignant diseases, especially sickle cell anemia.

Laboratory research including the study of the gene expression profile of acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells, specifically evaluating gene expression changes which may confer survival advantages post-allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

The biology, genetic susceptibility, and treatments for leukemia in children, especially acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), as well as further understanding of bone marrow failure syndromes and the risk of progression to leukemia.

Involvement in multi-institutional clinical trials through the Children's Oncology Group (COG) and Pediatric Blood and Marrow Tissue Consortium (PBMTC).

Awards & Honors (Local)

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) | Inducted into AOA by medical student class of 2013 2013 - 2014
Faculty Teaching Award for Pediatrics | Presented by medical student class of 2013 | University of Rochester Med Ctr, Rochester, NY 2013 - 2014
Children's Oncology Group Primary Investigator (PI) | University of Rochester Med Ctr, Rochester, NY 2012 - Present
Rally-On Foundation, Corks Against Cancer | $19,450 grant to support pediatric cancer research 2012 - 2014
Hyundai Hope on Wheels Grant | Rochester, NY 2011
Hyundai Hope on Wheels Scholarship | Chicago, IL 2009
Training Grant for Clinical Oncology Research Fellows | NIH T21 CA079447 | Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 2008
A. Todd Davis Physician Award | Children's Memorial Hospital 2007
Resident Teaching Award | Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 2007
Resident Teaching Award | Chidlren's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 2005
Gold Humanism In Medicine Honor Society | University of Virginia School of Medicine 2004
Generalist Scholarship Program | University of Viginia School of Medicine 2000 - 2004
John Carroll Scholarship | Georgetown University 1996 - 2000

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 9 available »

2014 Feb
Spaniolas, K; Huang, JL; Ruan, DT; Akhtar, R; Andolina, JR; Moalem, J. "Solid adrenal mass: not always what it seems". Am Surg. 2014; 80(2): E47-8.
Andolina JR, Morrison CB, Thompson AA, Chaudhury S, Mack AK, Proytcheva M, Corey SJ. "Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome: Diarrhea, no longer required?". J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013; 35(6): 486-9.
Mehta HM, Futami M, Glaubach T, Lee DW, Andolina JR, Yang Q, Whichard Z, Quinn M, Lu HF, Kao VW, Przychodzen B, Sarkar CA, Minella A, Maciejewski JP, Corey SJ. "Alternatively spliced, truncated gcsf receptor promotes leukemogenic properties and sensitivity to jak inhibition". Leukemia. 2013; .
Liesveld JL, Phillips GL 2nd, Becker M, Constine LS, Friedberg J, Andolina JR, Milner LA, Debolt J, Smudzin T, Hyrien O, Erickson-Miller CL, Johnson BM, Dawson KL, Chen Y. "A Phase I trial of eltrombopag in patients undergoing stem cell transplantation after total body irradiation". Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2013; .
2012 Aug
Fountaine TJ, Miller B, Khalifa YM, Andolina JR. "Horner syndrome in a newly diagnosed patient with high risk precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia." Pediatric blood & cancer. 2012 Aug; 59(2):344. Epub 2012 Jan 09.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology (SMD) - Primary


Pediatric Hematology-Oncology - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


Masters in Science and Clinical Investigation | Northwestern University2010
MD | Medicine | University of Virginia School Medicine2004
BA | Psychology | Georgetown University2000

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University07/01/2007 - 06/30/2010
Residency in Pediatrics at Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University06/21/2005 - 06/30/2007
Internship in Pediatrics at Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University06/21/2004 - 06/20/2005