Speaker Bio's

Miguel-Angel Perales

MD: Hematology – Oncology

Miguel-Angel Perales, MD, is Medical Oncologist and Deputy Chief of the Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, where he also serves as Director of the Adult Stem Cell Transplant Fellowship. Dr. Perales is a Member of the ALLIANCE (former CALGB) Transplant Committee, the ASBMT Educational Committee, and Co-Chair of the CIBMTR Graft Sources and Manipulation Working Committee. He has clinical areas of interest which include the use of allogeneic and autologous bone-marrow transplantation for hematological malignancies as well as novel immune-based strategies for the treatment of cancer in general. Dr. Perales is also working on strategies to treat graft-versus-host disease. Dr. Perales science research interests include tumor immunology, the use of DNA vaccines for cancer, as well as mouse models for allo-BMT and the development of cytokine and chemokine and cellular therapies for cancer. Dr. Perales has experience in hematologic malignancies, bone marrow transplantation, tumor immunology, HIV immunology, and vaccine development. He is also has an academic affiliation with Weill Cornell Medical College (Associate Professor).