Guillermo Garcia-Manero, M.D., serves as Chief of the Section of Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Deputy Chair of Translational Research, and Professor in the Department of Leukemia at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC). He also serves as a faculty member at The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston (GSBS).
Dr. Garcia-Manero received his M.D. degree in 1991 from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zaragoza in Zaragoza, Spain. He completed a Clinical Internship and Residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia in 1996 and a Clinical Fellowship, also at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, in 1999. During his fellowship, he was named Chief Fellow in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology (1998-1999).
In 1999, Dr. Garcia-Manero came to Houston when he was named Assistant Professor in the Department of Leukemia at MDACC and Assistant Professor in the Division of Oncology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He became a regular member of that institution’s GSBS faculty in 2004. Dr. Garcia-Manero was promoted to Associate Professor in 2005, named Chief of the Section of Myelodysplastic Syndromes in 2006, promoted to his current position of Professor in 2010, and named Deputy Chair of Translational Research in 2012.
Since 1999, Dr. Garcia-Manero has been the principal investigator, co-investigator, or collaborator for a large number of research projects and protocols. Additionally, he has served as a grant reviewer on numerous study sections for organizations such as the U54 PRCC/MDACC Partnership for Excellence in Cancer Research and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America.
Dr. Garcia-Manero is currently Associate Editor for the journals Leukemia and Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma & Leukemia. He also serves as a reviewer for a long list of journals. Over his career, he has authored more than 350 articles published in peer-reviewed journals, 36 invited articles, 16 book chapters, and numerous abstracts.