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

  1. Hematologist
  2. Internist
  3. Oncologist

Departments

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.

Rochester

Rochester, Minnesota

  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
  3. 2009
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

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

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    Committee MemberCancer Gene & Cell Therapy Committee, American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
  2. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Committee on Cellular Therapy
  3. 2016 - present
    Voting MemberHematology Research Committee, Hematology Research, Division of Hematology
  4. 2015 - present
    Honorary MemberArmenian Hematology Association
  5. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research, Cancer Immunology Working Group
  6. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  7. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
  8. 2014 - 2016
    LeadAcute Myeloid Leukemia Working Group, University of Pennsylvania CART program
  9. 2013 - present
    MemberCLL DOG, Disease/Discipline Oriented Groups (DOGs), Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  10. 2013 - present
    MemberBone Marrow Transplant Group, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  11. 2012 - 2013
    MemberHematology/Oncology Education Committee, Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine
  12. 2012 - 2013
    Editorial Board MemberOncology Stat/Practice Updates
  13. 2012 - present
    MemberEuropean Hematology Association
  14. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  15. 2011 - 2012
    MemberMedical Oncology Practice Committee
  16. 2010 - 2011
    MemberOncology Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  17. 2010 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  18. 2010 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society
  19. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Hematology
  20. 2008 - 2009
    MemberInstitutional Review Board, McLaren Regional Medical Center, Michigan State University
  21. 2008 - 2009
    MemberSociety of General Internal Medicine
  22. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  23. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
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