Saad J. Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B.

  1. Hematologist
  2. Internist
  3. Oncologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  2. Graft versus host disease

Clinical

  • Immunotherapy
  • Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  • Allogeneic stem cell transplantation
  • Graft-versus-host disease

Research

Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy has recently emerged as a potent and potentially curative form of immunotherapy in hematological malignancies. The research interests of Saad Kenderian and his team center on the development, application and optimization of novel engineered T-cell therapies for the treatment of cancer.

  1. 2016
    Mayo Clinic Scholar - Immunotherapy, Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cell Therapy University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  2. 2013
    Chief Fellow - Hematology and Medical OncologyMayo Clinic, School of Graduate Medical Education
  3. 2013
    Fellow - Hematology, Medical Oncology, Bone Marrow TransplantationMayo Clinic, School of Graduate Medical Education
  4. 2009
    Chief Medical ResidentMcLaren Regional Medical Center, Michigan State University
  5. 2009
    Residency - Internal MedicineMcLaren Regional Medical Center, Michigan State University
  6. 2005
    Rotating InternshipUniversity of Baghdad School of Medicine
  7. 2003
    MB ChBUniversity of Baghdad School of Medicine

Certifications

  1. 2013
    HematologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2013
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Translational Research AwardRegenerative Medicine Minnesota
  2. 2021
    President’s Strategic Initiative Award Mayo Clinic
  3. 2020
    DERIVE Award Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  4. 2020
    Venture Innovation Program Award Mayo Clinic Ventures
  5. 2020
    Plenary Presentation American Society of Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
  6. 2020
    Best Abstract Award American Society of Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
  7. 2019
    Plenary Presentation American Society of Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
  8. 2019
    Advance the Practice Research AwardMayo Clinic
  9. 2019
    Team Science Award Mayo Clinic Center for Biomedical Discovery and the Office of Entrepreneurship
  10. 2018
    Gilead Scholar Award Gilead Sciences
  11. 2018
    New Investigator AwardDepartment of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  12. 2017
    2017 Biotechnology AwardRegenerative Medicine Minnesota
  13. 2017
    Young Investigator AwardNational Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
  14. 2017
    Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Award in Cancer ResearchThe Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation
  15. 2017
    2017 Best Abstract AwardAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  16. 2017
    2017 Plenary PresentationAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  17. 2017
    Venture Innovation Program AwardMayo Clinic Ventures
  18. 2017
    Innovation Award – ResearchMayo Clinic Department of Medicine
  19. 2016
    Operational Startup Budget Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  20. 2016
    Best Abstract AwardAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  21. 2016
    Plenary PresentationAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  22. 2016
    2015 Predolin Foundation Research Award Predolin Foundation
  23. 2015
    Abstract Achievement AwardAmerican Society of Hematology
  24. 2015
    Best Abstract Travel GrantStem Cell Technologies
  25. 2015
    Cellular Therapy Training Course Inaugural Scholar American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  26. 2015
    Career Development AwardDepartment of Medicine
  27. 2015
    Clinical Research Training Course ScholarAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  28. 2015
    Plenary PresentationAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  29. 2015
    Best Abstract AwardAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  30. 2014
    Alexandra J. Kefalides Memorial AwardAbramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania
  31. 2013
    Mayo Clinic Scholar AwardMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  32. 2013
    Fellow Travel GrantEuropean Hematology Association 18th Congress
  33. 2013
    Outstanding Hem/Onc Fellow Achievement AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  34. 2012
    Highlights of ASH in North AmericaAmerican Society of Hematology Annual Meeting
  35. 2012
    Abstract Achievement Award American Society of Hematology
  36. 2012
    Fellow Travel GrantEuropean Hematology Association 17th Congress
  37. 2010
    Fellow Travel GrantAnnual Symposium on gastrointestinal Cancers
  38. 2010
    First Place Award, Poster ResearchAmerican College of Physicians Michigan Chapter Associates Meeting
  39. 2010
    First Place Award, Oral ResearchFlint Area Medical Education Research Forum, Michigan State University
  40. 2009
    The Team Leader Award Department of Internal Medicine, McLaren Regional Medical Center Michigan State University.
  41. 2009
    The Consummate Physician Award Department of Internal Medicine, McLaren Regional Medical Center Michigan State University.
  42. 2009
    Second Place Award, Oral Research American College of Physicians Michigan Chapter Associates Meeting
  43. 2009
    Finalist, Poster Research American College of Physicians Annual Meeting
  44. 2009
    The Resident Investigator AwardFlint Area Medical Education Research Forum, Michigan State University
  45. 2008
    Poster of Exceptional Merit American College of Surgery 94th Annual Clinical Congress
  46. 2008
    First Place Award, Poster Evidence Based Medicine Project American College of Physicians Michigan Chapter Annual Meeting
  47. 2008
    First Place Award, Poster Research American College of Physicians Michigan Chapter Annual Meeting
  48. 2008
    First Place Award, Oral Research American College of Physicians Michigan Chapter Annual Meeting
  49. 2008
    Outstanding PGY-2 of the Year Award McLaren Regional Medical Center, Michigan State University
  50. 2008
    Third Place Award, Poster Research Presentation American College of Physicians Michigan Chapter Associates Meeting
  51. 2008
    The Resident Investigator Award Flint Area Medical Education Research Forum, Michigan State University
  52. 2007
    Outstanding Intern of the Year Award McLaren Regional Medical Center, Michigan State University
  53. 2003
    MBChB with First HonorsUniversity of Baghdad School of Medicine
  54. 1997
    First position honorNational High School Exam, Iraq

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    Committee MemberAmerican Society of Hematology, Committee on Immunotherapy
  2. 2021 - present
    Study Section MemberGerman Ministry of Education and Research
  3. 2020 - present
    Co-ChairCenter for Regenerative Medicine Cellular Biomanufacturing Committee
  4. 2020 - present
    MemberMinnesota Academy of Medicine
  5. 2020 - present
    Study ReviewerMayo Clinic Breast Cancer SPORE
  6. 2020 - present
    Scientific Advisory BoardJuno, Inc
  7. 2020 - present
    Data Monitoring Safety BoardHumanigen, Inc
  8. 2019
    Scientific Advisory BoardNovartis, Inc
  9. 2019 - present
    Abstract Review CommitteeAmerican Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
  10. 2019 - present
    Study Section MemberGrant Review Committee, The Wellcome Trust
  11. 2019 - present
    Study Section MemberEagles Foundation
  12. 2019 - present
    Study Section MemberMayo Clinic Center for Biomedical Discovery
  13. 2019 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  14. 2019 - present
    Scientific Advisory BoardKite, Inc
  15. 2019 - present
    Scientific Advisory BoardHumanigen, Inc
  16. 2018 - present
    Study Section MemberUK Medical Research Council
  17. 2018 - present
    Study Section MemberNew Zealand Cancer Society
  18. 2017 - present
    Committee MemberCancer Gene & Cell Therapy Committee, American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
  19. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center, Hematological Malignancies Program
  20. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center, Program on Immunology and Immunotherapy
  21. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Committee on Cellular Therapy
  22. 2016 - present
    Voting MemberHematology Research Committee, Hematology Research, Division of Hematology
  23. 2016 - present
    MemberCellular Therapy Disease Oriented Group
  24. 2016 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center, Scientific Review Committee A
  25. 2015 - present
    Honorary MemberArmenian Hematology Association
  26. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research, Cancer Immunology Working Group
  27. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  28. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
  29. 2014 - 2016
    LeadAcute Myeloid Leukemia Working Group, University of Pennsylvania CART program
  30. 2013 - present
    MemberCLL DOG, Disease/Discipline Oriented Groups (DOGs), Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  31. 2013 - present
    MemberBone Marrow Transplant Group, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  32. 2012 - 2013
    MemberHematology/Oncology Education Committee, Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine
  33. 2012 - 2013
    Editorial Board MemberOncology Stat/Practice Updates
  34. 2012 - present
    MemberEuropean Hematology Association
  35. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  36. 2011 - 2012
    MemberMedical Oncology Practice Committee
  37. 2010 - 2011
    MemberOncology Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  38. 2010 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  39. 2010 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society
  40. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Hematology
  41. 2008 - 2009
    MemberInstitutional Review Board, McLaren Regional Medical Center, Michigan State University
  42. 2008 - 2009
    MemberSociety of General Internal Medicine
  43. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  44. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  45. 2006 - 2010
    MemberMichigan State Medical Society

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.