About Jeffery Klco

Dr. Jeffery Klco is a physician scientist that received both his MD and PhD at Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Anatomic Pathology, fellowship in Hematopathology and trained as a post-doctoral fellow under Tim Ley in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) genomics and mouse models, also at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Klco is a leader in the St. Jude Pathology Department and Director of the Division of Hematopathology and Molecular Pathology. He has an independent research program focused on defining the molecular and biological causes of pediatric myeloid tumors. As both a physician and a scientist, Dr. Klco is uniquely positioned to tailor his research in the lab to study what he observes in patients to maximize the impact of his results. 

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Meet the Team

Juan Martin Barajas, PhD
  • Juan Martin Barajas, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Lisett Contreras, PhD
  • Lisett Contreras, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Lauren Ezzell
  • Lauren Ezzell
  • Graduate Student
Ryan Hiltenbrand
  • Ryan Hiltenbrand
  • Lead Researcher
Jing Ma, PhD
  • Jing Ma, PhD
  • Principal Bioinformatics Research Scientist
Lauren Mascibroda, PhD
  • Lauren Mascibroda, PhD
  • Lead Researcher
Chandra Rolle
  • Chandra Rolle
  • Sr. Researcher
Guangchun Song
  • Guangchun Song
  • Sr. Bioinformatics Analyst
Melvin Thomas, PhD
  • Melvin Thomas, PhD
  • Scientist
Masayuki Umeda, MD
  • Masayuki Umeda, MD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Michael Walsh, PhD
  • Michael Walsh, PhD
  • Sr. Bioinformatics Research Scientist
Tami Westover
  • Tami Westover
  • Director of Laboratory Operations
Emily Xiong
  • Emily Xiong
  • Sr. Researcher