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Nicholas Short MD

Nicholas J. Short MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Leukemia,The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Dr. Nicholas Short is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Leukemia at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, and then completed internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, followed by hematology/oncology fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. 

Dr. Short is a clinical and translational investigator in adult leukemias, with a particular emphasis on measurable residual disease and the development of phase I and II clinical trials of novel agents and combinations for patients with acute leukemias. Dr. Short has authored over 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts and numerous abstracts that have been presented at national and international conferences, including the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. For his accomplishments in the field of leukemia research he has received a number of awards, including the Celgene Future Leaders in Hematology Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award, Leukemia SPORE Career Enhancement Award, and Paul Calabresi Career Development Award.


Dr. Short is a consultant for Takeda Oncology.