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Christopher Porter, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Hematology / Oncology
Porter
Clinic Phone: 720-777-6740

Specialties: Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology / Oncology

Locations: Aurora - Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center, Aurora - UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinical Interest for Patients: My clinical interest is in pediatric hematology/oncology.
Conditions & Treatments:
  • Blood / Lymphatic System - Blood Disorders
  • Cancers - Leukemia (Adult Chronic)
  • Cancers - Leukemia (Childhood)
  • Cancers - Pediatric Cancer
General Information
Gender: Male
Language: English
Education and Training
Medical Schools
MD, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine (1999)

Undergraduate Schools
BA, Vanderbilt University (TN) (1994)

Residency Program
Vanderbilt University/Monroe Carell, Jr Children's Hospital Program, Pediatrics (2002)

Fellowships
University of Colorado (Children’s Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics - Pediatric Hematology / Oncology (2007)

Specialty Information
Specialties
Pediatrics, Board Certification (2002)
Pediatrics - Pediatric Hematology / Oncology, Board Certification (2007)

Conditions & Treatments:
  • Blood / Lymphatic System - Blood Disorders
  • Cancers - Leukemia (Adult Chronic)
  • Cancers - Leukemia (Childhood)
  • Cancers - Pediatric Cancer

Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Locations
Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center
13199 E. Montview Blvd #100
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: 303-724-0724

UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
1635 N. Aurora Court
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: 720-848-0000

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234
800-624-6553
Appointments: 720-777-1234
Website

Job Titles
Academic - Assistant Professor

Department, Section / Division
Pediatrics, Pediatrics-Hematology / Oncology

Recognition & Awards
Alpha of Georgia Chapter, Medical College of Georgia, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (1998)

University of Colorado Cancer Center/NCI, Paul Calabresi Award in Clinical/Translational Oncology Research (2008)

Professional Memberships
American Society of Hematology - Member
American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology - Member
American Association for Cancer Research - Member
American Academy of Pediatrics - Fellow
Children's Oncology Group - Member
American Society of Gene Therapy - Member
University of Colorado Cancer Center - Member
Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board, Panel C (Pediatrics) - Member
University of Colorado Cancer Center Protocol Review & Monitoring Committee - Member
Research & Grants
$9,830 - Leukemia Lymphoma Society Development of mechanism based combination therapies for Bcr-Abl leukemias (2008)
$125,000/yr - NIH/NHLBI Testing the safety and efficacy of inhibitory RNA mediated purine analog resistance for in vivo selection of human hematopoietic progenitors (2009)
$500,000/yr - NIH/NCI Cancer Center Support Grant (2009)
$16,666 - University of Colorado Cancer Center Implementation and refinement of high-throughput functional genomic screening (2010)

Website
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term="Porter CC"[Author]

Research Interests
My research interests include methods of gene therapy and drug targets for leukemia.
Teaching
Assistant Professor (2009)
School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Hematology-Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation

Assistant Professor (2009)
School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Charles C. Gates Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology Center

Assistant Professor (2010)
Graduate School
Medicine
Cancer Biology Program

Information for Referring Providers
Clinical Interests for Referring Providers: My clinical interest is in pediatric hematology/oncology.

Research Interest for Referring Providers: My rsearch program is focused on identifying new therapeutic strategies to overcome treatment resistance in leukemia and developing new techniques for use in gene therapy

Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Locations: Aurora - Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center, Aurora - UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinic Phone: 720-777-6740

Fax Phone: 720-777-7227
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