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Kiren Marr

Professor of Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Director
Transplant and Oncology Infectious Disease Program

kayDr. Marr is a professor of Oncology and currently directs the Transplant and Oncology Infectious Diseases Program. She serves on the editorial boards for Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Clinical Microbiology Reviews, Virulence, and is a section editor for Up to Date in Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Marr is well published, with over 150 articles in journals that include the New England Journal of Medicine, Blood, and J Immunology.  She has written chapters in several books and served as Editor for the book Diagnosis of Fungal Infections and Section Editor for Infectious Diseases (Cohen and Powderly, 3rd edition).

Her research focuses largely on clinical and translational investigations relating to Infectious Diseases in hospitalized and immunosuppressed people, such as in those who have received organ transplants or have been treated for cancer.

Dr. Marr received her medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her advanced training included an internship and residency in internal medicine at Duke University School of Medicine, where she also served as Assistant Chief Resident, and a fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington.

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