Jennifer Kamens, MD
Jennifer Kamens, MD

Jennifer Kamens, MD

Instructor, St. Jude Faculty




BS - University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
MD - Temple University School of Medicine
Resident (Pediatrics) - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Clinical Fellow (Oncology) - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Physician Scientist Training Fellow (Oncology) - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Research Interests

My primary focus is translational research with a direct bridge from preclinical models to patients in the clinic with a specific focus on understanding and exploiting the role DNA damage repair in pediatric high risk acute leukemias. 

  • Translational and Preclinical Research in Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia and other High Risk Leukemias
  • DNA Damage Repair in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • High Risk and Relapsed Acute Leukemia

Selected Publications

Sharma A, Geiger TL, Federico S, Kamens J, Giles F, Cunningham L. Hypocalcemic Tetany After Transfusion of a Small Amount of Blood Product. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol Nov;39(8):629-632, 2017. PubMed PMID: 28902075

Last update: December 2019

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