Marcos de Lima, MD, is Director of the Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplant programs at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. He is also Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. Prior to joining the UH Cleveland Medical Center staff in 2012, he served as Professor of Medicine, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
Dr. de Lima earned his Medical Doctor and Master in Internal Medicine degrees at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro School of Medicine, Rio de Janiero, Brazil. He completed a fellowship in Medical Oncology at University of Texas, M.D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.
A dedicated researcher, Dr. de Lima has extensive experience in developing and conducting clinical trials in the context of stem cell transplantation for cancers beginning in blood-borne tissue, bone marrow or in the cells of the immune system. His research focuses on strategies to expand transplantation of blood stem cells from one patient to another and in the treatment and prevention of post-transplant leukemia relapse.
Dr. de Lima has approximately 230 published manuscripts and has written chapters for nearly a dozen textbooks. He is currently the acute leukemia working group co-chair, Center for International Bone Marrow Transplant Research.
Education & Training
Medical / Professional School(s)
1986, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
1997, Medical Oncology - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Bone Marrow Transplantation, Hematologic Malignancies, Lymphoma
Awards & Recognition
- Waun Ki Hong Award for Excellence in Team Science
- Don C. Dangler Endowed Director in Stem Cell Transplant
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Department of Medicine-Hematology and Oncology
11100 Euclid Ave
Hematologic cancers and bone marrow, cord blood or peripheral blood stem cell transplant
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