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Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program


Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Dr. Chewning is a graduate of Davidson College and the University of South Carolina Medical School. After completing a pediatric residency and a chief residency year at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, he trained in pediatric hematology-oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.  Dr. Chewning remained at Memorial Sloan-Kettering where he did an additional fellowship in bone marrow transplantation while performing human Natural Killer Cell research.  Currently, Dr. Chewning's research focus is translational studies for the prevention and treatment of graft versus host disease.  Dr. Chewning is developing novel mouse models exploring the role of CD4+ T cell lineages in mediating graft versus host disease.  Dr. Chewning is also designing clinical research protocols for mechanisms of chronic graft versus host disease in pediatric patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.