Abby M. Green, MD

Abby M. Green, MD

Abby M. Green, MD is an attending physician in the Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Oncology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Areas of Expertise: Opportunistic infections in children with cancer
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

Abby M. Green, MD, is an attending physician in the Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Oncology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the head of the Opportunistic Infections clinic, and a member of the Center for Childhood Cancer Research.

Dr. Green cares for patients with infectious complications of cancer and cancer therapy in the Opportunistic Infections clinic at CHOP. She attends on the Immunocompromised Infectious Diseases consult service as well as the Hematologic Malignancies service.

Dr. Green has an active and well-funded basic science research program that focuses on the etiology of DNA damage in childhood leukemia. She studies the intersection of immune responses to viral infection and genome instability. Through this research, Dr. Green works closely with virologists, oncologists, and geneticists at CHOP, Penn, and nationwide.

Dr. Green’s interests include: pediatrics, infectious diseases, virology, fungal infections, oncology, immunocompromised hosts, genome integrity.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Residency

Pediatrics - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Diseases - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician, Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Oncology

Instructor, Division of Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Childhood cancer
Immune response to viral infection
Genome integrity
DNA damage and repair

Publications

Papers

2016

Green AM, Landry S, Budagyan K, Avgousti DC, Shalhout S, Bhagwat AS, and Weitzman MD. APOBEC3A damages the cellular genome during DNA replication. Cell Cycle (2016) 15(7):998-1008.

2015

Delgado J, Bedoya MA, Green AM, Jaramillo D, Ho-Fung V. Utility of unenhanced fat-suppressed T1-Weighted MRI in children with sickle cell disease—can it differentiate bone infarcts from acute osteomyelitis? Ped Rad (2015) 45(13):1981-87.

2014

De Blank P, Cole K, Kersun L, Green A, Wilkes JJ, Belasco J, Bagatell R, Bailey LC, Fisher MJ. FDG-PET in two cases of neurofibromatosis type I and atypical malignancies. Curr Oncol (2014) 21(2):e345-8.

Abstracts

2016

Budagyan K, Weitzman MD, Green AM. APOBEC3 activity sensitizes cells to ATR-Chk1 pathway inhibition. American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. April, 2016.

2015

Green AM, Landry S, Raman P, Evans JP, Shalhout S, Bhagwat AS, Weitzman MD. APOBEC3 enzymes induce damage to the cellular genome during DNA replication. American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. April, 2015.

Green AM, Budagyan K, Weitzman MD. APOBEC3 Enzymes Sensitize Leukemia Cells to ATR Inhibition. Sohn Conference: Pediatric Cancer in a Post-Genomic World. New York, NY. March, 2016.

Green AM. A Tale of Adenopathy. Oral presentation, PIDS Pediatric Transplant ID Symposium. Memphis, TN. March 2016.

2014

Green AM, Landry S, Raman P, Evans JP, Weitzman MD. Exploring the Potential Role of APOBEC3 Enzymes in Pediatric Leukemia. Advancing the Health Care of Children Symposium. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. January, 2014.

Books

Chapters

2013

McGuire JL, Green AM. Central Nervous System Infections. In: Abend NS, Haelfer MA, editors. Pediatric Neurocritical Care. 1st Ed. Demos Medical Publishing; 2013.

2012

Green AM, Gould J. Cryptosporidiosis. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult. 6th Ed. Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins; 2012.

Green AM, Dawid S. Rickettsial diseases. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult. 6th Ed. Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins; 2012.

2010

Green AM, Rheingold SR. Leukemia. In: Florin T, Ludwig S, editors. Netter’s Pediatrics. 1st ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Health Sciences; 2010.

Awards and Honors

2014, Abramson Cancer Center Paul Calabresi Career Development, Award for Clinical Oncology K12
2014, Canuso Foundation Innovative Grant—CHOP Center for Childhood Cancer Research
2014, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, Young Investigator Award
2013, Selected to attend the 22nd Annual AACR Workshop: Molecular Biology in Clinical Oncology
2012-2014, Eagles Fly for Leukemia Scholar

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2016-present, Journal of Pediatric Infectious Disease Society, ,ad-hoc reviewer
2015-present, Pediatric Blood and Cancer, ad-hoc reviewer

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2011-present, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO)
2011-present, American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)
2011-present, American Society of Hematology (ASH)
2010-present, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS)
2010-present, Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)