Jennifer Whangbo, MD, PhD

Attending Physician

Instructor in Pediatrics

    Contact: 617-632-2664
  • Fax: 617-730-0641

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Departments

  • Hematology / Oncology

Programs

  • Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Hematology / Oncology
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-632-2664 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education

Education

Bachelor of Science

University if North Carolina,

Chapel Hill, NC

Program in Biological Sciences

University of California,

San Francisco, CA

Medical School

University of California, Los Angeles,

Los Angeles, CA

Pediatrics

Children's Hospital Boston/Boston Medical Center,

Boston, MA

Pediatrics

Children's Hospital Boston/Boston Medical Center,

Boston, MA

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Children's Hospital Boston/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute,

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Publications

Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Whangbo JS, Weisman AS, Chae J, Hunter CP. SID-1 Domains Important for dsRNA Import in Caenorhabditis elegans. G3 (Bethesda). 2017 Dec 04; 7(12):3887-3899.
  2. Platt CD, Fried AJ, Hoyos-Bachiloglu R, Usmani GN, Schmidt B, Whangbo J, Chiarle R, Chou J, Geha RS. Combined immunodeficiency with EBV positive B cell lymphoma and epidermodysplasia verruciformis due to a novel homozygous mutation in RASGRP1. Clin Immunol. 2017 Oct; 183:142-144.
  3. Hirakawa M, Matos TR, Liu H, Koreth J, Kim HT, Paul NE, Murase K, Whangbo J, Alho AC, Nikiforow S, Cutler C, Ho VT, Armand P, Alyea EP, Antin JH, Blazar BR, Lacerda JF, Soiffer RJ, Ritz J. Low-dose IL-2 selectively activates subsets of CD4+ Tregs and NK cells. JCI Insight. 2016 11 03; 1(18):e89278.
  4. Whangbo J, Ritz J, Bhatt A. Antibiotic-mediated modification of the intestinal microbiome in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017 Feb; 52(2):183-190.
  5. Koreth J, Kim HT, Jones KT, Lange PB, Reynolds CG, Chammas MJ, Dusenbury K, Whangbo J, Nikiforow S, Alyea EP, Armand P, Cutler CS, Ho VT, Chen YB, Avigan D, Blazar BR, Antin JH, Ritz J, Soiffer RJ. Efficacy, durability, and response predictors of low-dose interleukin-2 therapy for chronic graft-versus-host disease. Blood. 2016 Jul 07; 128(1):130-7.
  6. Alho AC, Kim HT, Chammas MJ, Reynolds CG, Matos TR, Forcade E, Whangbo J, Nikiforow S, Cutler CS, Koreth J, Ho VT, Armand P, Antin JH, Alyea EP, Lacerda JF, Soiffer RJ, Ritz J. Unbalanced recovery of regulatory and effector T cells after allogeneic stem cell transplantation contributes to chronic GVHD. Blood. 2016 Feb 04; 127(5):646-57.
  7. Thomas MP, Liu X, Whangbo J, McCrossan G, Sanborn KB, Basar E, Walch M, Lieberman J. Apoptosis Triggers Specific, Rapid, and Global mRNA Decay with 3' Uridylated Intermediates Degraded by DIS3L2. Cell Rep. 2015 May 19; 11(7):1079-89.
  8. Thomas MP, Whangbo J, McCrossan G, Deutsch AJ, Martinod K, Walch M, Lieberman J. Leukocyte protease binding to nucleic acids promotes nuclear localization and cleavage of nucleic acid binding proteins. J Immunol. 2014 Jun 01; 192(11):5390-7.
  9. Whangbo JS, Hunter CP. Environmental RNA interference. Trends Genet. 2008 Jun; 24(6):297-305.
  10. Smith R, Owen LA, Trem DJ, Wong JS, Whangbo JS, Golub TR, Lessnick SL. Expression profiling of EWS/FLI identifies NKX2.2 as a critical target gene in Ewing's sarcoma. Cancer Cell. 2006 May; 9(5):405-16.
  11. Show all
  12. Ch'ng Q, Williams L, Lie YS, Sym M, Whangbo J, Kenyon C. Identification of genes that regulate a left-right asymmetric neuronal migration in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics. 2003 Aug; 164(4):1355-67.
  13. Whangbo J, Harris J, Kenyon C. Multiple levels of regulation specify the polarity of an asymmetric cell division in C. elegans. Development. 2000 Nov; 127(21):4587-98.
  14. Whangbo J, Kenyon C. A Wnt signaling system that specifies two patterns of cell migration in C. elegans. Mol Cell. 1999 Nov; 4(5):851-8.
  15. Maloof JN, Whangbo J, Harris JM, Jongeward GD, Kenyon C. A Wnt signaling pathway controls hox gene expression and neuroblast migration in C. elegans. Development. 1999 Jan; 126(1):37-49.
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-632-2664 or Request an Appointment

Locations

Boston Children’s is so much more than a hospital—it’s a community of researchers, clinicians, administrators, support staff, innovators, teachers, patients and families, all working together to make the impossible possible. ”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
For Patients: 617-355-6000
For Referring Providers: 844-BCH-PEDS | 844-224-7337

Close