Hematology & Oncology Leadership
Dr. Gregory Brandt is the leader of the Pediatric Hematology & Oncology division. He attended medical school at St. Louis University, School of Medicine where he also completed his Pediatrics residency. He went on to complete his Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplant Fellowship at Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is also the principal investigator in an ongoing Children's Oncology Group grant.
The Division of Pediatric Hematology & Oncology at SIU school of Medicine exists to provide state of the art care to children and families of central and southern Illinois. While care is provided at HSHS St. John's Children's Hospital or the SIU Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Clinic, it is developed through local, national and international collaborations via participation in groups such as the Children's Oncology Group (COG) and the American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology (ASPHO).
Clinical and Research Interests
Dr. Brandt has been the principal investigator at SIU School of Medicine for the Children's Oncology Group (previously named Children’s Cancer Study Group) since 1997. Through this group of international clinical scientists, participation in a variety of research trials has improved the survival rates of several pediatric malignancies and have benefitted numerous patients from our center.