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Norman J. Lacayo, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology and Oncology) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Bass Cancer Center- LPCH 725 Welch Rd MC 5913 Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Tel Work (650) 497-8953 Fax (650) 497-8959
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 723-5535
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use


Clinical Focus

  • Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell Transplant, Pediatric
  • Oncology (Cancer), Pediatric
  • AML, childhood and adolescent/young adult
  • ALL, childhood and adolescent/young adult
  • lymphoblastic lymphoma, childhood
  • Hematology/Oncology

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Myeloid Steering Committee, Children's Oncology Group (2007 - present)
  • Member, Cancer Center (2007 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • Molecular and Pharmacologic Correlates of Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Down Syndrome, NIH ROI subcontract from Wayne State University (01/09-04/16)
  • Banking Acute Leukemia Specimens at Lucile Packard ChildrenÂ’s Hospital: Hyundai Infrastructure Grant, Hyundai Foundation (10/11-09/12)
  • New Approaches in Pediatric Myeloid Leukemia, V Foundation (10/09-09/12)
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha (1990)

Professional Education

Internship: UCSF Medical Center CA (1990)
Residency: UCSF Medical Center CA (1992)
Board Certification: Hematology/Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics (1996)
Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center CA (1995)
Medical Education: UCSF School of Medicine CA (1989)
MD: U.C., San Francisco, Medicine (1989)
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Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Phase I drug studies for refractory and relapsed leukemia; genomic studies, biologic risk-stratification and treatment of acute myeloid leukemia; prediction or induction response and risk of relapse using phosphoproteomics in childhood AML; novel MRD techniques in childhood ALL.






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