Claudio BrunsteinDepartment of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA F1000 Faculty Member (since 14 April 2010)
Associate Professor, Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation (HOT) Division
EDUCATION AND TRIANING:
Dr Brunstein received his MD in 1990 from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. He did his internal medicine residency training and subspecialty training in clinical oncology in Brazil. He subsequently received a PhD in medicine doing research in lung cancer. In 1998, he started a fellowship in hematology and transplantation at the University of Minnesota. During that time his interests shifted toward stem cell biology and bone marrow transplantation, and he completed a bone marrow transplant fellowship at the University of Minnesota. He joined the faculty in 2004.
Dr Brunstein's clinical interest is the treatment of hematologic malignancies and blood and marrow transplantation. His research interests focus on the use hematopoietic stem cells for treatment of hematologic disorders. He is involved in research investigating the use of alternative sources of hematopoietic stem cells, in special umbilical cord blood, supportive care and related reduced intensity conditioning regimens.
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