David M. Barrett, MD, PhD

David M. Barrett, MD, PhD, is a pediatric oncologist in the Cancer Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA


    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (board-eligible)

    Graduate Degree

    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Instructor in Pediatric Oncology; Clinical associate in Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications



    Sheen C, Vincent T, Barrett D, Horwitz EM, Hulitt J, Strong E, et al. Statins are active in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL): a therapy that may treat ALL and prevent avascular necrosis. Br J Haematol. E pub 2011 May 9. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2141.2011.08696.x. Cited in PubMed: PMID 21554258. Read the abstract


    Barrett DM, Fish JD, Grupp SA. Autologous and allogeneic cellular therapies for high-risk pediatric solid tumors. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Pediatr Clin North Am. 2010 Feb; 57(1):47-66. Read the abstract


    Seif AE, Barrett DM, Milone M, Brown VI, Grupp SA, Reid GSD. Long-term protection from syngeneic acute lymphoblastic leukemia by CpG ODN-mediated stimulation of innate and adaptive immune responses. Blood, 2009 Sep 17;114(12):2459-66. Read the article