Jane L. Liesveld, M.D.

Jane L. 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. 158 available »

2016 May
Pizzo RJ, Azadniv M, Guo N, Acklin J, Lacagnina K, Coppage M, Liesveld JL. "Phenotypic, genotypic, and functional characterization of normal and acute myeloid leukemia-derived marrow endothelial cells." Experimental hematology. 2016 May; 44(5):378-89. Epub 2016 Feb 04.
2016 Apr 28
Li J, Sharkey CC, Wun B, Liesveld JL, King MR. "Genetic engineering of platelets to neutralize circulating tumor cells." Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society. 2016 Apr 28; 228:38-47. Epub 2016 Feb 26.
2016 Mar
Anthias C, Shaw BE, Kiefer DM, Liesveld JL, Yared J, Kamble RT, D'Souza A, Hematti P, Seftel MD, Norkin M, DeFilipp ZM, Kasow KA, Abidi MH, Savani BN, Shah NN, Anderlini P, Diaz MA, Malone AK, Halter JP, Lazarus HM, Logan BR, Switzer GE, Pulsipher MA, Confer DL, O'Donnell PV. "Significant Improvements in the Practice Patterns of Adult Related Donor Care in US Transplantation Centers." Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2016 Mar; 22(3):520-7. Epub 2015 Nov 18.
2016 Feb 4
Balderman SR, Li AJ, Hoffman CM, Frisch BJ, Goodman AN, LaMere MW, Georger MA, Evans AG, Liesveld JL, Becker MW, Calvi LM. "Targeting of the bone marrow microenvironment improves outcome in a murine model of myelodysplastic syndrome." Blood. 2016 Feb 4; 127(5):616-25. Epub 2015 Dec 04.
2016 Feb
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. 2016 Feb; 22(2):248-57. Epub 2015 Aug 29.

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