Rene Y. McNall

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Rene Y. McNall


McNall, Rene Y. (HSC)

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Peds - Hematology/Oncology -Associate Professor

Center of:


Vanderbilt University, College of Arts and Science, Nashville, Tennessee   BA   1990
University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee   MD   1994
Residency in Pediatrics at Children¿s Mercy Hospital and Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri     1997
Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at St. Jude Children¿s Research Hospital and LeBonheur Children¿s Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee     2001

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Childhood brain tumors, specifically Pediatric hematology/oncology, generally Clinical trials, particularly with new agents Late effects of childhood cancer therapy Psychosocial care of the child with cancer and her parents


Department of Pediatrics - OU Children's Physicians

Research Projects:

Universal thrombophilia screening with risk stratification and anticoagulation management in pediatric renal transplant recipients. Poster presentations at American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Cincinnati, OH, May, 2008

Selected Publications:

Extended phase I evaluation of vincristine, irinotecan, temozolomide, and oral antibiotic in children with refractory solid tumors.
2010    McNall-Knapp R.Y., Williams C.N., Reeves E., Heideman R.H., and Meyer W.H
Pediatric Blood and Cancer 54(7):909-915
The relationship between parental overprotection and health-related quality of life in pediatric cancer: The mediating role of perceived child vulnerability
2010    Hullmann S. E., Wolfe-Christensen C., Meyer W.H., McNall-Knapp R.Y., and Mullins L.L.
Quality of Life Research
Reducing irinotecan-associated diarrhea in children.
2008    Wagner L.M., Crews K.R., Stewart C.F., Rodriguez-Galindo C, McNall-Knapp R.Y., Albritton K., Pappo A.S., and Furman W.L.
Pediatric Blood and Cancer 50(2):201-207
Cognitive outcome in pediatric brain tumor survivors: delayed attention deficit at long-term follow-up.
2008    Briere M.D., Scott J.G., McNall-Knapp R.Y., and Adams R.L.
Pediatric Blood and Cancer
The relationship of parental overprotection, perceived vulnerability, and parenting stress to behavioral, emotional, and social adjustment in children with cancer.
2008    Colletti C.J.M., Wolfe-Christensen C.B., Carpentier M.Y., Page M.C., McNall-Knapp R.Y., Meyer W.H., Chaney J.M., & Mullins L.L.
Pediatric Blood and Cancer 51(2):269-274
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