Personal profile

Dr. Heslop's initial faculty appointment was as Assistant Member of the Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation in the Department of Hematology-Oncology at the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, in Memphis in 1991. She was promoted to Associate Member in 1994. She also held an appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Dr. Heslop received her current appointments at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1997. She was named as the first Dan L. Duncan Chair for Baylor College of Medicine in 2006.

Research interests

Dr. Heslop's research centers on adoptive immunotherapy with gene-modified effector cells to improve hemopoietic stem cell transplantation and cancer therapy. She currently directs a Lymphoma SPORE program and a program project grant from the NCI, as well as a Specialized Center of Research from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Her research focus is to develop safe and effective T-cell immunotherapies for lymphoma and other Epstein-Barr virus-associated malignancies, including Hodgkin's Disease and nasopharyngeal cancer. Dr. Heslop also runs studies using third party CTLs to treat viral infections after transplant.

Keywords

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  • Cancer, Adoptive immunotherapy, Effector cells, Hemopoietic stem cell transplantation

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T-Lymphocytes
Concept: T-Lymphocytes
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Human Herpesvirus 4
Concept: Human Herpesvirus 4
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Cytotoxic T-Lymphocytes
Concept: Cytotoxic T-Lymphocytes
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
T-cells
Concept: T-cells
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Domain: Chemical Compounds
Transplants
Concept: Transplants
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Adoptive Immunotherapy
Concept: Adoptive Immunotherapy
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Concept: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Immunotherapy
Concept: Immunotherapy
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Concept: Bone Marrow Transplantation
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms
Concept: Neoplasms
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
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Journals

Blood

ISSNs: 0006-4971

American Society of Hematology

Journal

63

Bone Marrow Transplantation

ISSNs: 0268-3369

Nature Publishing Group

Journal

26

Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation

ISSNs: 1083-8791

Elsevier

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26

Molecular therapy : the journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy

ISSNs: 1525-0016

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1525-0024

Nature Publishing Group

Journal

25

Cytotherapy

ISSNs: 1465-3249

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1477-2566

Informa Healthcare

Journal

16
has published Research OutputsResearch Output by Helen Heslop

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Shared Pub. Internal Organizations

Weill Cornell Medical College

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13

Houston Methodist Hospital

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11

Neurosciences Research Program

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7

Neurological Institute

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7

Department of Neurosurgery

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6
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Shared Pub. External Organizations

Baylor College of Medicine

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Baylor College of Medicine

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Texas Children's Hospital Houston

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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Houston Methodist Research Institute

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Shared Pub. Internal co-authors

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Shared Pub. External co-authors

Cliona M. Rooney

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159

R. A. Krance

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78

Catherine M. Bollard

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77

Stephen Gottschalk

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53

Barbara Savoldo

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51
has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Helen Heslop

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