Amy Sexauer, MD, PhD
Residency: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Research Interests: Amy has interests in basic and translational research studying malignant hematology.
Amy graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia Honors program, where she received degrees in both German and Microbiology and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Amy was the recipient of a Fulbright research grant and worked in a lab in Münster, Germany, on a project related to STAT-5 signaling in AML, and began her interest in both RTK signaling as well as the biology of FLT3-mutated AML. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as well as a PhD in Cellular Biology. Amy’s PhD thesis project was, “Terminal myeloid differentiation in vivo is induced by FLT3 inhibition in FLT3/ITD AML”. In addition to her research strengths, Amy is an active musician, playing viola in multiple orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout graduate school and residency. Amy also volunteered as a part of the medical staff at Camp Sunrise, a camp for children diagnosed with cancer.