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Dr. Mori is board certified in internal medicine (University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Texas) and medical oncology. He joins the blood and marrow transplant program at Florida Hospital after completing his fellowship in hematology and oncology at University of Arizona Cancer Center. He subsequently completed a bone marrow transplant fellowship at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ca, one of the largest and most elite transplant centers in the country. He was trained by internationally recognized mentors in the field of transplantation and brings to Florida Hospital the City of Hope clinical experience. Dr. Mori holds a PhD in Molecular Biology and post-doctoral fellowship in cancer and bone marrow transplant Immunology. He spent nearly 4 years of fundamental science experience and training in studying cellular immunological responses following bone marrow transplantation at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. Mori’s research interests focus on immune reconstitution and immunological response of bone marrow environment post stem cell transplantation. He has participated on multiple industry-sponsored clinical trial protocols in acute leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. He brings to the program special interests in developing novel conditioning regimens for acute myeloid leukemia and new strategies to decrease the risk of relapse. He has received multiple research training awards in the past and in 2014 was nominated by City of Hope to attend NCCN (National Comprehensive Cancer Network) fellowship recognition award.