MEDICAL SERVICES

Practices

Languages

  • English

EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • James Madison University , Harrisonburg , VA

Medical School

  • St. George’s University School of Medicine , Grenada , West Indies

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Maria Fareri Children's Hospital , Valhalla , NY

Fellowship

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Maria Fareri Children's Hospital , Valhalla , NY

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Genetically Re-engineered K562 Cells Significantly Expand and Functionally Activate Cord Blood Natural Killer Cells: Potential for Adoptive Cellular Immunotherapy.
  2. Ayello J, Hochberg J, Flower A , Chu Y, Baxi L, Quish, W, van de Ven C, Cairo MS. Manuscript submitted to Blood, 2016. Ex-Vivo Expansion of Previously Cryopreserved, Thawed and Re-cryopreserved Cord Blood Mononuclear Cells utilizing K562-mbIL21-41BBL; Potential for Adoptive Cellular Immunotherapy Post Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation
  3. Flower A, Chu Y, Ayello J, Kurtzberg J, Lee D, Cairo MS. Poster Presentation ASBMT/CIBMTR BMT Tandem Meetings, 2016 and PAS, 2016. Targeting AML with Anti-CD123 Chimeric Antigen Receptor Modified NK cells
  4. Flower A, Chu Y, Ayello J, Forman S, Lee D, Cairo MS. Poster Presentation – 6th Annual Paul K. Woolf, M. D. Pediatric Trainee Research Day at New York Medical College, 2016. Modification of Expanded NK Cells with Chimeric Antigen Receptor mRNA for Adoptive Cellular Therapy
  5. Chu Y, Flower A, Cairo MS. Springer Publication, Methods in Molecular Biology series titled “Natural Killer Cells: Methods and Protocols”, 2015. (1-3)-beta-D-Glucan Assay as a Screening Method for Invasive Fungal Disease in the Pediatric Allogeneic Transplant Setting
  6. Flower A, Militano O, Michalowska M, Cairo MS. Poster Presentation – 5thAnnual Paul K. Woolf, M.D. Pediatric Trainee Research Day at New York Medical College, 2015