Cellular Immunotherapy Center Faculty

Behman Badie Profile
Behnam Badie, M.D.
Neurosurgeon; The Heritage Provider Network Professor in Gene Therapy
Duarte - Main Campus

Behnam Badie, M.D., is a renowned neurosurgeon and expert in the field of surgical neuro-oncology, nanotechnology and T cell research.

Christine Brown Bio
Christine Brown, Ph.D.
The Heritage Provider Network Professor in Immunotherapy
Duarte - Main Campus

Christine Brown, Ph.D., is deputy director of the T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope.

Meet Hematologist Elizabeth Budde, M.D., Ph.D.
Elizabeth Lihua Budde, M.D., Ph.D.
Duarte - Main Campus

Elizabeth Budde, M.D., Ph.D., is an oncologist and associate professor at City of Hope

Meet Stephen J. Forman, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Stephen J. Forman, M.D.
Duarte - Main Campus

Stephen J. Forman, M.D., hematologist-oncologist, is a top cancer doctor for leukemia, lymphoma and bone marrow transplantation at City of Hope, Duarte, California.

Alex Herrera, M.D.
Duarte - Main Campus

Alex Herrera, M.D., is a hematologist-oncologist at City of Hope who specializes in treating and researching lymphoma.

Amrita Krishnan, M.D.
Lennar Foundation Cancer Center; Newport Beach Fashion Island; Duarte - Main Campus

Amrita Krishnan, M.D., directs the Judy and Bernard Briskin Center for Multiple Myeloma Research at City of Hope's cancer research hospital, seeking to make gains in one of the most rapidly changing areas in cancer research.

Guido Marcucci
Guido Marcucci, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Hematologic Malignancies Translational Science
Duarte - Main Campus; Newport Beach Fashion Island

Guido Marcucci, M.D., is professor and chair of the Department of Hematological Malignancies Translational Science and chief of the Division of Leukemia.

Meet Our Doctors: Ryotaro Nakamura, M.D.
Ryotaro Nakamura, M.D.
Duarte - Main Campus

Ryotaro Nakamura, M.D., is the Jan & Mace Siegel Professor in Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation professor and a hematologist/oncologist at City of Hope.

Meet Hematologist Leslie Popplewell, M.D.
Arcadia; Duarte - Main Campus

Leslie Popplewell, M.D., is a hematologist specializing in lymphoma at City of Hope near Los Angeles.

Jana Portnow
Jana Portnow, M.D.
Medical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Jana Portnow, M.D., is a medical oncologist and co-director of the Brain Tumor Program at City of Hope. She is dedicated to improving the treatment of the most aggressive and difficult brain cancers.