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3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

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Alix E. Seif, MD, MPH
Alix E. Seif
Attending Physician

Dr. Seif's research centers on manipulating the human innate and immune systems to treat children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). The long-term goal of her research is to identify innate and adaptive immune mechanisms that can be used to treat pediatric ALL more effectively, and with less toxicity, than existing therapies.



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Education and Training

BA, McGill University (Linguistics), 1992

MA, McGill University (Linguistics), 1995

MPH, Oregon Health Sciences University (Epidemiology and Biostatistics), 2002

MD, Oregon Health Sciences University, 2002

Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatric Hematology/Oncology), 2008

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Richard and Sheila Sanford Endowed Chair in Pediatric Oncology

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

American Association for Cancer Research, 2006-

American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 2006-

American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2006-

American Society of Hematology, 2006-

American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2006-

Professional Awards

ASPHO Young Investigator Travel Award, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2008

Excellence in Translational Research Award, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, 2008

ASPHO Young Investigator Award, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2009

ASBMT/Robert A. Good New Investigator Award, American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 2010

American Cancer Society Mentored Research Scholar Award, 2012

Distinguished Teaching Award for Oncology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2018

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