Dr. McFarren joined the division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation in August of 2014. Clinically she cares for children requiring marrow and stem cell transplants for both malignant and non-malignant diseases. Her research interests include cellular and immunotherapy for leukemia's as well as for graft-versus-host disease. She is also interested in unrelated cord blood transplant for metabolic diseases. She completed specialty training in blood and marrow transplantation at Duke University and a fellowship in pediatric hematology and oncology at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore in New York City.
McFarren A, Lopez L, Williams DW, Veenstra M, Bryan RA, Goldsmith A, Morgenstern A, Bruchertseifer F, Zolla-Pazner S, Gorny MK, Eugenin EA, Berman JW, Dadachova E. A fully human antibody to gp41 selectively eliminates HIV-infected cells that transmigrated across a model human blood brain barrier. AIDS. 2016 Feb 20; 30(4):563-72. View in: PubMed
Sathekge M, McFarren A, Dadachova E. Role of nuclear medicine in neuroHIV: PET, SPECT, and beyond. Nucl Med Commun. 2014 Aug; 35(8):792-6. View in: PubMed
McFarren A, Jayabose S, Fevzi Ozkaynak M, Tugal O, Sandoval C. Cleft palate, bilateral external auditory canal atresia, and other midline defects associated with Diamond-Blackfan anemia: case report. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2007 May; 29(5):338-40. View in: PubMed