Jason Schwartz

Being treated for childhood cancer set Jason Schwartz on the path to his life’s work: treating childhood cancer

Cancer at the age of 13 forced him to give up his dream of professional football. While undergoing treatment, he found a new dream.

Schwartz receives V Foundation for Cancer Research award

The V Foundation for Cancer Research has awarded a $200,000 grant to Jason Schwartz, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, to support his studies of childhood myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), bone marrow disorders that can lead to cancer.