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Gita V. Massey, MD

Gita V. Massey, MD

Associate professor

Hematology and Oncology

Children's Pavilion

Appointments: (804) 828-CHOR (2467)
Fax: (804) 828-6455

Board Certifications

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Palliative Care

Medical School

M.D., Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine


Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center


Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

Areas of Interest

Pediatric hematology
Pediatric oncology
Pediatric coagulation disorders
Down syndrome and hematologic/oncologic disorders
Pediatric palliative care

Research Interests

Virginia Department of Health: Contract for Hemophilia Services; co-principal investigator
CDC Foundation: Inhibitor Study; co-principal investigator
CDC Grant for Comprehensive Hemophilia Care; co-principal investigator
MCHB Grant for Comprehensive Hemophilia Care; co-principal investigator

1. Massey, G.V., Zipursky, A., Chang, M.N., Doyle, J.J., Nasim, S., Taub, J.W., Ravindranath, Y., Dahl, G., Weinstein, H.J.: A prospective study of the natural history of transient leukemia (TL) in Neonates with Down Syndrome (DS): A Childrens Oncology Group (POG) Study 9481. Blood, 107 (12): 4606-13, 2006.

2. Ge, Y., Dombkowski, A.A., LaFiura, K.M., Tatman, D., Yedidi, R.S., Stout, M.L., Buck, S.A., Becton, D.L., Massey, G., Weinstein, H.J., Ravindranath, Y., Matherly, L.H., Taub, J.W.: Differential gene expression, gata 1 target genes and the chemotherapy sensitivity of down syndrome megakaryocytic leukemia. Blood, 107(4): 1570-81, 2006.

3. Massey, G.V.: Transient leukemia in newborns with Down syndrome. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 44 (1): 29-32, 2005.

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