John Cunningham

Executive Advisory Committee Member, Sr. Fellow,
- Professor of Pediatrics, Physiology, and Stem Cell Research
- Chief, Section of Pediatric Hematology / Oncology

Contact Information

University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Phone: (773) 702-2616
Fax: (773) 702-9881
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An active researcher, Dr. Cunningham is studying the biology and therapy of hemoglobinopathies, the development of clinical trials for the treatment of genetic diseases, and transcriptional mechanisms operative during the development of vertebrate organisms. Over his distinguished career, Dr. Cunningham’s research has received support from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the American Society of Hematology, and other prominent scientific organizations. He is vice chair of the American Cancer Society Molecular Genetics and Oncogenes Study Section.

Research Papers