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Jessica Gartrell, MD
Jessica Gartrell, MD

Jessica Gartrell, MD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty




BS (Psychology) - University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
MD – University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Residency (Pediatrics) – University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
Fellowship (Pediatric Hematology/Oncology) – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Fellowship (Pediatric Solid Tumor) – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Graduate Certificate (Clinical & Translational Research) – University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Research Interests

  • Developing early phase clinical trials that lead to the identification of therapeutic biomarkers and novel combination therapies for high risk sarcomas and liver tumors

Selected Publications

Gartrell J, Pappo A. Recent Advances in understanding and managing pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma. F1000 Research 2020 (in press).

Federico S, Pappo A, Sahr N, Sykes A, Campagne O, Stewart CF, Clay MR, Bahrami A, McCarville MB, Kaste SC, Santana VM, Helmig S, Gartrell J, Shelat A, Brennan RC, Hawkins D, Godwin, K, Bishop MW, Furman WL, Stewart E. A phase I trial of Talazoparib and irinotecan with and without temozolomide in children and young adults with recurrent or refractory solid malignancies. Eur J of Cancer 137:p204-213, 2020.

Gartrell J, Kaste SC, Sandlund JT, Flerlage J, Zhou, Y Cheng C, Estepp J, Metzger ML. The Association of Mediastinal Mass in the Formation of Thrombi in Pediatric Patients with Non-lymphoblastic Lymphomas. Pediatr Blood Cancer 67(2):e28057, 2020.

Last update: August 2021