Megan McNerney, MD, PhD

Resident and Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology

Megan McNerney received her MD/PhD training in the National Institutes of Health Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. She studied immune responses towards leukemia and bone marrow transplants during her graduate studies in immunology, and completed her residency training in clinical pathology at the University of Chicago with a focus on Clinical Molecular Diagnostics. As a post-doctoral fellow in Kevin White’s laboratory, she is investigating the cancer genome of hematopoietic malignancies.

Selected Publications from 2010 – 2011

  • Stoddart A, McNerney ME, Bartom E, Bergerson R, Young DJ, Qian Z, Wang J, Fernald AA, Davis EM, Larson RA, White KP, Le Beau MM. Genetic pathways leading to therapy-related myeloid neoplasms. Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis 3:e2011019, 2011.


  • Godley LA, Cunningham J, Dolan ME, Huang RS, Gurbuxani S, McNerney ME, Larson RA, Leong H, Lussier Y, Onel K, Odenike O, Stock W, White K, Le Beau MM. An integrated genomic approach to the assessment and treatment of acute myeloid leukemia. Semin Oncol 38:215-224, 2011.

Selected Presentations

  • “Next-generation sequencing analysis of 23 therapy-related acute myeloid leukemia transcriptomes”
    Invited Speaker at the American Society of Hematology’s 52nd Annual Meeting
    Orlando, FL
    December 2010