Wendy Stock

University of Chicago, IL

Dr. Stock obtained her BS in biology from the University of Illinois, a MA in zoology from the University of California, Davis and graduated from Rush Medical College in 1985.  From 1985-1988, she was a resident in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago and completed her hematology-oncology fellowship at the University of Chicago in 1993. Dr. Stock is a tenured Professor of Medicine. At a national level, she currently serves as vice-chair of the Leukemia and Leukemia Clinical and Correlative Sciences Committees in the Alliance, a NCI-sponsored clinical trials cooperative group that leads national and international trials in leukemia clinical research and leads the NCTN ALL working group., and recently completed a term as the first chair of the NCI national clinical trials network (NCTN) Leukemia Steering committee, the committee which sets the agenda for all NCI sponsored large phase II and III trials in leukemia in the United States.

Dr. Stock is an expert in clinical and correlative laboratory research involving acute leukemias. Her focus has been to design biologically risk-adapted clinical trials for patients with acute leukemias, leading national trials for treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) that have helped to change the standard of care for young adults with this disease.  Dr. Stock has also established a young adult leukemia clinic at the University of Chicago which she runs jointly with her pediatric colleagues and which is committed to providing innovative research trials and clinical care to this patient population

Dr. Stock has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers, reviews and book chapters and serves as Associate Editor of Blood Advances. In 2014, she was awarded an endowed chair, the Anjuli Seth Nayak Chair for Leukemia Research, by the University of Chicago.  She has received a number of recent awards including the Arthur Rubinstein Mentorship award from the University of Chicago department of Medicine, the Department of Medicine Resident teaching award, and the Distinguished Clinician award from the Biological Sciences Division of the University of Chicago.  Last year, she was awarded the ASH mentorship award.