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. 160 available »

2016 Oct 1
Dhakal S, Bates JE, Casulo C, Friedberg JW, Becker MW, Liesveld JL, Constine LS. "Patterns and Timing of Failure for Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma After Initial Therapy in a Cohort Who Underwent Autologous Bone Marrow Transplantation for Relapse." International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics. 2016 Oct 1; 96(2):372-8. Epub 2016 May 27.
2016 Sep 29
Ho TC, LaMere M, Stevens BM, Ashton JM, Myers JR, O'Dwyer KM, Liesveld JL, Mendler JH, Guzman M, Morrissette JD, Zhao J, Wang ES, Wetzler M, Jordan CT, Becker MW. "Evolution of acute myelogenous leukemia stem cell properties after treatment and progression." Blood. 2016 Sep 29; 128(13):1671-8. Epub 2016 Jul 15.
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.

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