Kristen M. O'Dwyer, M.D.

Kristen M. O'Dwyer, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704
Rochester, NY 14642

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


The biographical information for Kristen M. O'Dwyer, M.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (National)

Young Investigator Award | ASCO Cancer Foundation 2009 - 2010
National Institutes of Health General Research Loan Repayment Program | NIH 2003 - 2004
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training Fellowship for Medical Students 2002 - 2003
NIH Research Scholar, Cloister Program 2000 - 2002

Awards & Honors (Local)

Wilmot Cancer Research Fellowship | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry | Rochester, NY 2010 - 2013
Clinical Scholars Biomedical Research Fellowship | Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 2007 - 2009
Medical Student Teaching Fellowship. Dept. of Physiology | University of Wisconsin School of Medicine | Madison, WI 1998

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 14 available »

2016 Feb 20
O'Dwyer KM, Advani AS. "When to Treat Adults Like Children: Optimizing Therapy for Lymphoblastic Lymphoma in Young Adults." Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 2016 Feb 20; 34(6):533-8. Epub 2015 Dec 23.
Bennett JM, Dsouza KG, Patel M, O'Dwyer K. ""Preleukemic or smoldering" chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML):BCR-ABL1 positive: A brief case report." Leukemia research reports. 2015 4(1):12-4. Epub 2014 Dec 19.
2014 Jan 17
Kolev JN, O'Dwyer KM, Jordan CT, Fasan R. "Discovery of potent parthenolide-based antileukemic agents enabled by late-stage P450-mediated C-H functionalization." ACS chemical biology. 2014 Jan 17; 9(1):164-73. Epub 2013 Nov 08.
2013 Dec
Liesveld JL, O'Dwyer K, Walker A, Becker MW, Ifthikharuddin JJ, Mulford D, Chen R, Bechelli J, Rosell K, Minhajuddin M, Jordan CT, Phillips GL. "A phase I study of decitabine and rapamycin in relapsed/refractory AML." Leukemia research. 2013 Dec; 37(12):1622-7. Epub 2013 Sep 08.
2013 Nov 22
Pei S, Minhajuddin M, Callahan KP, Balys M, Ashton JM, Neering SJ, Lagadinou ED, Corbett C, Ye H, Liesveld JL, O'Dwyer KM, Li Z, Shi L, Greninger P, Settleman J, Benes C, Hagen FK, Munger J, Crooks PA, Becker MW, Jordan CT. "Targeting aberrant glutathione metabolism to eradicate human acute myelogenous leukemia cells." The Journal of biological chemistry. 2013 Nov 22; 288(47):33542-58. Epub 2013 Oct 02.

Current Appointments

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


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


Doctor of Medicine | University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health2003
Master of Science | Neurobiology and Physiology | Northwestern University1996
Bachelor of Science | University of Iowa1989

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Medical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center07/01/2006 - 06/30/2010
Residency in Internal Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital07/01/2005 - 06/30/2006
Internship in Internal Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital06/14/2004 - 06/30/2005
Internship in Pathology at National Cancer Institute07/01/2003 - 06/30/2004