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Lauren Jerkins, MD
Lauren Jerkins, MD

Lauren Jerkins, MD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty



BA – Williams College, Williamstown, MA
Studied Abroad – University College Core, Cork, Ireland
MD – Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA
Pediatric Resident – University of Vermont Pediatric Residency Program, Burlington, VT
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellow – Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Research Interests

  • Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
  • Cellular Therapy

Selected Publications

McLaughlin LP, Rouce R, Gottschalk S, Torrano V, Carrum G, Wu MF, Hoq F, Grilley B, Marcogliese AM, Hanley PJ, Gee AP, Brenner MK, Rooney CM, Heslop HE, Bollard CM. EBV/LMP-specific T cells maintain remissions of T and B cell EBV lymphomas after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. Blood Nov;132(22):2351-2361, 2018. PMID: 30262660.

McLaughlin LP, Lang H, Williams E, Wright K, Powell A, Cruz CR, Colberg-Poley AM, Barese C, Hanley PJ, Bollard CM, Keller MD. Human Parainfluenza Virus-3 can be Targeted by Rapidly ex vivo Expanded T-Lymphocytes. Cytotherapy Dec;18(12):1515-1524, 2016.  PMID: 27692559

Last update: December 2019