Charles Schiffer

Charles Schiffer

Charles Schiffer

Position Title

Professor
Hematology-Oncology

Office Location

Karmanos Cancer Institute
4100 John R.
4th Floor, Hudson-Webber Cancer Research Center
Mail Code: HW04AO
Detroit, MI 48201

Office Phone

(313) 576-8736

Office Fax

(313) 576 8737

Education Training

 Education
(1972)  M.D., New York University School of Medicine, Recipient New York State Regents Scholarship
(1968)  B.A. (cum Laude), Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts

Postgraduate Training
(1971-1972)  Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital and Manhattan VA Hospital, NY, NY
(1969-1971)  Resident, Internal Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital, NY, NY
(1968-1971)  Internship in Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Bellevue Hospital, NY, NY

Professional Experience

Faculty Appointment
(1997-Present)  Professor of Oncology and Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
(2003-Present)  Head, Multidisciplinary Leukemia/Lymphoma Team, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
(2003-Present)  Director, Fellowship Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
(2003-2006)  Interim, Vice President for Medical Affairs, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
(1997-2000) Director of Clinical Research, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
(1997-2000)  Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology and Vice Chair for Cancer Affairs, Department of Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
(1982-1993)  Chief, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine
(1982-1993)  Deputy Director for Clinical Research and Chief, Division of Hematologic Malignancies, University of Maryland Cancer Center at the University of Maryland Baltimore, Maryland
(July 1981-1997)  Chief, Cell Component Therapy Section, University of Maryland Cancer Center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
(1980-1997)  Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
(1978-1981)  Head, Cell Component Therapy Section, Baltimore Cancer Research Program, DCT, National Cancer Institute, Baltimore, Maryland
(1973-1978)  Head, Cell Component Therapy Unit, Baltimore Cancer Research Program, DCT, National Cancer Institute, Baltimore, Maryland
(1975-1977)  Senior Investigator, Baltimore Cancer Research Program, DCT, National Cancer Institute, Baltimore, Maryland
(1972-1975)  Staff Associate, Baltimore Cancer Research Program, DCT, National Cancer Institute, Baltimore, Maryland

Major Professional Societies

(1975-Present)  American Society of Hematology
(1975-Present)  American Society of Clinical Oncology
(1974-1990)  American Federation of Clinical Research

Board Certification

(1972)  Diplomate in Internal Medicine
(1974)  Diplomate in Medical Oncology

Honors and Awards

(2013)  Pioneers inMedicine Award - Childrens' Leukemia Foundation
(2012)  College Teaching Award – Wayne State University
(2011)  Best Teacher in Hematology – Fellows Award
(2010)  Fellow of the American Society of Oncology (FASCO)
(2010)  Best Teacher in Hematology – Fellows Award
(2009)  Wayne State University Academy of Scholars – elected member
(2009)  Best Teacher in Hematology – Fellow’s Award
(2008)  College Teaching Award – Wayne State University
(2007)  Recipient of Research Award Leukemia/Lymphoma Society of America Michigan Chapter
(2006)  Celgene Award for Career Achievement in Hematology
(2006)  Leukemia/Lymphoma Society of America.  Dr. John J. Kenney Award.
(2005)  Best Teacher in Hematology – Fellow’s Award
(2003)  Best Teacher in Hematology – Fellow’s Award
(2003)  College Teaching Award – Wayne State University
(1992)  Listed in "The Best Cancer Specialists in the US" - Good Housekeeping Magazine
(1992)  Arlene Wyman Rosenbloom Guild - "Man of the Year" Award
(2003, 2005, 2009-2013)  Hour Magazine – Best Doctors in Detroit
(2000-Present)  Listed in Best Doctors in America” – Castle-Connelly
(1998)  Listed in Best Doctors in America
(1997)  Listed in Best Doctors in America
(1996)  Listed in "Best Doctors in America" - American Health Magazine
(1996-1997)  Listed in "Best Doctors in America: Southeast Region"
(1994)  Listed in "Best Doctors in Baltimore" - Baltimore Magazine
(1993)  Listed in "The Best Doctors in America"

Courses taught

Medical Resident Instruction

Research

Leukemia Biology and Treatment
Platelet Transfusion Therapy

Publications

1. Schiffer, CA.  If at first you don't succeed : Stem cell transplantation for AML after first relapse. J Clin Oncology.  31:1259-61, 2013.

2. Schiffer, CA. Haematological cancer: Prophylactic platelet transfusion is frequently not necessary.  Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2013.

3. Norkin M, Uberti J, Schiffer CA.   Very late recurrences of leukemia: why does leukemia awaken after many years of dormancy?  Leuk Res.  35:139-45, 2011.

4. Schiffer CA.  "I Am Older, Not Elderly," Said the Patient with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.  J Clin Oncology 28:521-23, 2010.

5. Schiffer CA. Bcr/abl tyrosine kinase inhibitors for chronic myelogenous leukemia.  N Engl J Med 357: 258-65, 2007.

6. Schiffer CA.  Hematopoietic growth factors and the future of therapeutic research on acute myeloid leukemia.  N Engl J Med  349:727-29, 2003.

7. .Schiffer CA  Differences in outcome in adolescent with acute Hymphoblastic leukemia:  A consequence of better regimens? Better Doctors? Both? J Clin Oncol 21:760-61, 2003

8. Schiffer CA, Miller K, Larson RA, Amrein PC, Antin JH, Zani VJ, Stone RM.  A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of pegylated recombinant human megakaryocyte growth and development factor (PEG-rHuMGDF) as an adjunct to induction and consolidation therapy for patients with acute myeloid leukemia.  Blood 95:2530-35, 2000.

9. Schiffer CA, Aisner J, Wiernik PH:  Frozen autologous platelet transfusion for patients with leukemia.  N Eng J Med 299:7-12, 1978.

Pubmed Database Linkhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Charles+Schiffer

Faculty Status

Hem-Onc

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