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Tobias Neff, MD

Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Hometown:        Tuebingen, Germany

Education:     Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany​
-          Doctor of Medicine (1998)
University of Washington (1995 – 1996)
-          Pre-doctoral research fellowship Laboratory of Carl Anthony Blau &George Stamatoyannopoulos, Division of Medical Genetics  
Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany (1999-2000)
-          Intern in Pediatrics - Charite
Texas Children's Hospital-Baylor College of Medicine (2004-2006)
-     Intern/Resident in Pediatrics 

Harvard University & Boston University (2006-2007)
-     Combined Pediatric Residency Program
                               Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Children's Hospital Boston (7/2007-6/2010- 8/2012)
-          Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellow and subsequently Instructor of Pediatric Oncology 
Clinical:             Attending Physician in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Certifications:   Pediatrics (2007), Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (2013)

Awards and 

  • ​Honors:             ASCI Council's 2013 Young Physician-Scientist Awards (2013)
  •                         ​ Excellence in Research Award, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene Therapy (2003)

                                        •  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Travel Award, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene Therapy (2003)
                                        • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Travel Award, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (2003)
                                        • ​​Travel Award, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (2002)
                                        • ​​​Travel Award from the American Society of Hematology (1996)
                                        • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Elected member of the “German National Merit Foundation” (“Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes”), a foundation funding 0.5% of German university students (1993)

Interests:             Research
     -         Epigenetic mechanisms in leukemia and normal development Clinical
     -         Acute leukemia
                                     -         Stem cell transplantation
                                     -         Developmental therapeutics
Bio:                  In his spare time, Tobias enjoys hiking, skiing, playing with his children, and playing the electric guitar.                       
Contact:            University of Colorado Denver
                                Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT
                                Mail Stop 8302
                                RC1-N, P18-4420
                                12800 E 19th Ave.
                                Aurora, CO 80045