About Mitchell Weiss

Dr. Mitchell Weiss received his MD and PhD in Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and trained in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Boston Children’s Hospital. After several years in the biotech industry, Dr. Weiss joined the faculty at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania before moving to St. Jude in 2014. He currently serves as Chair of the Department of Hematology where he facilitates cutting edge research, fosters faculty development, and promotes outstanding clinical care for patients with non-malignant blood disorders. Dr. Weiss has had continuous funding from the NIH since 2002 and is the recipient of several career achievement awards. He strives to perform research of relevance to clinical medicine and to gain scientific inspiration from his patients.

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Meet the Team

Senthil Bhoopalan, MBBS, MD
  • Senthil Bhoopalan, MBBS, MD
  • Clinical MD Fellow, LIP
George Christakopoulos, MD
  • George Christakopoulos, MD
  • Clinical MD Fellow
Michael Dudley
  • Michael Dudley
  • Animal Research Tech
Ruopeng Feng, PhD
  • Ruopeng Feng, PhD
  • Scientist
Alfonso Fernandez Gonzalez
  • Alfonso Fernandez Gonzalez
  • Lead Researcher
Hans-Martin Herz, PhD
  • Hans-Martin Herz, PhD
  • Lead Scientist
Yoonjeong Jang, PhD
  • Yoonjeong Jang, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Rachel Levine
  • Rachel Levine
  • Senior Researcher
Kalin Mayberry
  • Kalin Mayberry
  • Researcher
Thiyagaraj Mayuranathan, PhD
  • Thiyagaraj Mayuranathan, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Nikitha Nimmagadda
  • Nikitha Nimmagadda
  • Researcher
Xiaohui Qiu, PhD
  • Xiaohui Qiu, PhD
  • Lead Researcher
Sara Rashkin, PhD
  • Sara Rashkin, PhD
  • Bioinformatics Research Scientist
Razan Sweileh
  • Razan Sweileh
  • Researcher
Rahul Telange
  • Rahul Telange
  • Lead Researcher
Yu Yao
  • Yu Yao
  • Managing Scientist
Jonathan Yen, PhD
  • Jonathan Yen, PhD
  • Director of Laboratory Operations
Jinghing Zhang
  • Jinghing Zhang
  • Senior Research Technologist