Skip to main content
Sign In

The CU School of Medicine is top-ranked in primary care, pediatrics and family and rural medicine. We offer degrees in doctor of medicine, physical therapy, physician assistant, medical science in anesthesiology, genetic counseling, modern human anatomy.

Molecular Biology Program

Tobias Neff, Assistant Professor




Contact Info:

Molecular Biology
University of Colorado

Tobias Neff. M.D.  Research 1 North
(RC1-North), 4120
Tobias.Neff@ucdenver.eduPhone: 303-724-7445


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: Board Certified
 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology: Board Eligible

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