Pediatrics

Michelle Hermiston, MD, PhD

Associate Professor in Res
Pediatrics

Katherine Matthay, MD

Professor
Pediatrics

Dr. Matthay is a professor in the Pediatric Department of the UCSF School of Medicine and the leader of the Pediatric Malignancies Program in the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. For more than 25 years, she has focused on translational research in neuroblastoma. In Morocco, Dr. Matthay is working with collaborators on the development of a high-risk neuroblastoma protocol. She has participated for many years on the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) committee, Pediatric Oncology in Developing Countries committee. She was also the North American president of SIOP for many years. She leads the Global Neuroblastoma Network, a weekly online tumor board for resource-limited countries and has mentored student and resident projects in Africa and Central America. In addition, she has conducted focused one week teaching programs for residents, fellows, and faculty in pediatric oncology in Haiti and Tanzania.