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Jane Larae Liesveld, M.D.

Cancer

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5823

Administrative: (585) 275-4099

Office: (585) 275-5823

Fax: (585) 273-1051

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

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Biography

While the doctor-patient relationship is one of potential intensity and privacy, the best patient care comes from teamwork, which values all who contribute to achieving high-quality care with compassion. Providing patients and their families with the knowledge and means to be partners in care is one of my key roles as a physician.

When a patient is diagnosed with a blood cancer or chronic blood condition, it is often the start of a new journey that will be the beginning of great change. Walking with patients through this journey from start to finish, and offering therapy and guidance along the way, is a source of professional and personal satisfaction for me. Hematology/oncology is a field where clinical and basic research can be rapidly applied to improve outcomes and quality of life.

I grew up in the Midwest, but have lived in Rochester since I began my post-doctoral medical training. My association with Strong, the University of Rochester and the people in our community and surrounding areas has enriched my life. I feel privileged to work in such a wonderful environment. I have expertise in novel therapies for acute myeloid leukemia, stem cell mobilization and homing, as well as stem cell transplantation.

Conditions I Treat

- Leukemia, all types
- Myeloproliferative disorders
- Myelodysplastic syndromes
- Multiple myeloma
- Stem cell transplantation

Research

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

Credentials

Education

1976
BS | University of Iowa
Arts & Sciences

1980
MD | University Iowa Coll Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1988 - 06/30/1989
Research in Hematology Research Fellowship at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1987 - 06/30/1988
Fellowship in Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1987
Fellowship in Hematology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1981 - 06/30/1984
Residency in Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1980 - 06/30/1981
Internship in Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2009
Gilda's Club of Rochester Jacob Gitelman Award

2007
Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Teaching Award

2005 - 2007
Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation Gordon Forgash Research Award

2004 - 2006
Lawrence A. Kohn Senior Teaching Fellowship
Sponsor: University of Rochester Department of Medicine

1998 - 2003
Leukemia Society of America, Clinical Scholar Award

1989 - 1992
Leukemia Society of America Special Fellowship

1989 - 1992
James P. Wilmot Postdoctoral Cancer Research Fellowship

1987 - 1988
American Cancer Society Clinical Fellowship Award

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Publications

Journal Articles

11/10/2018
Pulsipher MA, Logan BR, Chitphakdithai P, Kiefer DM, Riches ML, Rizzo JD, Anderlini P, Leitman SF, Varni JW, Kobusingye H, Besser RM, Miller JP, Drexler RJ, Abdel-Mageed A, Ahmed IA, Akard LP, Artz AS, Ball ED, Bayer RL, Bigelow C, Bolwell BJ, Broun ER, Bunin NJ, Delgado DC, Duckworth K, Dvorak CC, Hahn TE, Haight AE, Hari PN, Hayes-Lattin BM, Jacobsohn DA, Jakubowski AA, Kasow KA, Lazarus HM, Liesveld JL, Linenberger M, Litzow MR, Longo W, Magalhaes-Silverman M, McCarty JM, McGuirk JP, Mori S, Prasad VK, Rowley SD, Rybka WB, Sahdev I, Schriber JR, Selby GB, Shaughnessy PJ, Shenoy S, Spitzer T, Tse WT, Uberti JP, Vusirikala M, Waller EK, Weisdorf DJ, Yanik GA, Navarro WH, Horowitz MM, Switzer GE, Shaw BE, Confer DL. "The Effect of Aging and Pre-Donation Comorbidities on the Related PBSC Donor Experience: A Report from the Related Donor Safety Study (RDSafe)." Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.. 2018 Nov 10; Epub 2018 Nov 10.

10/31/2018
Pulsipher MA, Logan BR, Kiefer DM, Chitphakdithai P, Riches ML, Rizzo JD, Anderlini P, Leitman SF, Kobusingye H, Besser RM, Miller JP, Drexler RJ, Abdel-Mageed A, Ahmed IA, Akard LP, Artz AS, Ball ED, Bayer RL, Bigelow C, Bolwell BJ, Broun ER, Delgado DC, Duckworth K, Dvorak CC, Hahn TE, Haight AE, Hari PN, Hayes-Lattin BM, Jacobsohn DA, Jakubowski AA, Kasow KA, Lazarus HM, Liesveld JL, Linenberger M, Litzow MR, Longo W, Magalhaes-Silverman M, McCarty JM, McGuirk JP, Mori S, Parameswaran V, Prasad VK, Rowley SD, Rybka WB, Sahdev I, Schriber JR, Selby GB, Shaughnessy PJ, Shenoy S, Spitzer T, Tse WT, Uberti JP, Vusirikala M, Waller EK, Weisdorf DJ, Yanik GA, Navarro WH, Horowitz MM, Switzer GE, Confer DL, Shaw BE. "Related peripheral blood stem cell donors experience more severe symptoms and less complete recovery at 1-year compared to unrelated donors." Haematologica.. 2018 Oct 31; Epub 2018 Oct 31.

10/29/2018
Loh KP, Ramsdale E, Culakova E, Mendler JH, Liesveld JL, O'Dwyer KM, McHugh C, Gilles M, Lloyd T, Goodman M, Klepin HD, Mustian KM, Schnall R, Mohile SG. "Novel mHealth App to Deliver Geriatric Assessment-Driven Interventions for Older Adults With Cancer: Pilot Feasibility and Usability Study." JMIR cancer.. 2018 Oct 29; 4(2):e10296. Epub 2018 Oct 29.

Books & Chapters

2017
Chapter Title: Stem Cell Mobilization
Book Title: In: Encyclopedia of Cancer
Author List: Liesveld, JL
Edited By: Schwab, M
Published By: Springer-Verlag 2017

2016
Chapter Title: Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia and Related Disorders
Book Title: In: Williams Hematology
Author List: Liesveld, JL and Lichtman, MA
Edited By: Kaushansky K, Lichtman MA, Prchal JT, Levi MM, Press OW, Burns LJ, Caligiuri MA,
Published By: McGraw Hill 2016 in New York, NY

2016
Chapter Title: Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Book Title: In: Williams Hematology
Author List: Liesveld, JL and Lichtman, MA
Edited By: Kaushansky K, Lichtman MA, Prchal JT, Levi MM, Press OW, Burns LJ, Caligiuri MA
Published By: McGraw Hill 2016 in New York, NY

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