Thomas Pfeiffer  pthomas@wustl.edu

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Assistant Professor, Hematology and Oncology

phone: (314) 454-6018

Education

  • MD, Medical University of Vienna2014

Training

  • Residency in Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center2015 - 2018
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Texas Children's Hospital / Baylor College of Medicine2018 - 2021
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital2021 - 2022

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2015 - PresPediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • 2018 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  • 2022 - PresMissouri Medical License

Honors and Awards

  • ASH Choosing Wisely Champion - Practice standard for management of nutritional iron deficiency anemia in the emergency department.2021
  • Best Poster Presentation - 10th Annual Clinical Fellows Research Symposium, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital2022

Recent Publications view all (6)


  1. A Costimulatory CAR Improves TCR-based Cancer Immunotherapy. Cancer Immunol Res. 2022;10(4):512-524. PMCID:PMC8978620  PMID:35176142 
  2. COVID-19 outcomes in a large pediatric hematology-oncology center in Houston, Texas. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2021;38(8):695-706. PMID:34032552 
  3. A Case of Sulfhemoglobinemia Secondary to a Urinary Tract Infection. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2020;42(8):e765-e767. PMID:31568176 
  4. Team-based approach to identify cardiac toxicity in critically ill hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017;64(10). PMID:28271596 
  5. Pericardial effusion requiring surgical intervention after stem cell transplantation: a case series. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017;52(4):630-633. PMCID:PMC5693330  PMID:27991890 
  6. Serum-tryptase at diagnosis: a novel biomarker improving prognostication in Ph(+) CML. Am J Cancer Res. 2014;5(1):354-62. PMCID:PMC4300686  PMID:25628944 
Last updated: 09/08/2022
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