Melissa Hines, MD
Melissa Hines, MD

Melissa Hines, MD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty

Departments

Divisions

Education

Fellow (Pediatric Critical Care Medicine) - North Carolina Children’s Hospital, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
Resident
(General Pediatrics) - LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, University of Tennessee Health Science Center,               Memphis, TN
MD
- University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
BS
- Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN

Honors & Awards

  • 2016  Amal Murarka Pediatric Teaching Award, University of North Carolina, Department of Pediatrics
  • 2010  Faculty Medal for Highest Academic Achievement, University of Tennessee, award given to medical school graduate with highest grade point average
  • 2009  Albright Armstrong Rice Scholarship, University of Tennessee, scholarship awarded based on academic merit
  • 2009  American Medical Association Scholars Fund, University of Tennessee, scholarship awarded based on academic merit
  • 2006 to 2008  Alumni Merit Scholarship, University of Tennessee, scholarship awarded based on academic merit

Research Interests

  • Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
  • Abnormal inflammation in critical illness
  • Hyperferritinemic sepsis

Selected Publications

Hines M, Nichols K. Going with the flow: perforin and CD107a in HLH. Blood 2017 (in press).

Hines MR, Mulrooney DA, Hudson MM, Ness KK, Grenn, DM, Howard SC, Krasin M, Metzger ML. Pregnancy-associated cardiomyopathy in survivors of childhood cancer. Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice Feb;10(1):113-21, 2016.

Hines-Thomas MR, Howard SC, Hudson MM, Krasin MJ, Kaste SC, Shulkin BL, Metzger ML. Utility of bone marrow biopsy at diagnosis in pediatric Hodgkin's lymphoma. Haematologica Oct;95(10):1691-6, 2010.  

Zhao Y, Xiao J, Ueda M, Wang Y, Hines M, Nowak TS, LeDoux MS. Glial elements contribute to stress-induced torsinA expression in the CNS and peripheral nervous system. Neuroscience, 155 (2):439-53, 2008.

Hines-Thomas M, Kaste SC, Hudson MM, Howard SC, Liu WA, Wu J, Kun LE, Shulkin BL, Krasin MJ, Metzger ML. Comparison of PET and gallium scans at diagnosis and follow-up in pediatric patients with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 51(2):198-203 2008.

Last update: April 2017