Olatoyosi Odenike, MD

UChicago Faculty Physicians

Olatoyosi Odenike, MD

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Comprehensive Cancer Research Center Director, Leukemia Program

Olatoyosi Sobulo Odenike, MD, is an expert in the care of adults with leukemia, chronic myeloproliferative diseases, and myelodysplastic syndromes. She specializes in all types of treatment for these diseases, including blood and bone marrow stem cell transplant.

An active researcher, Dr. Odenike is involved in the development of novel therapeutic agents for the treatment of acute and chronic leukemias and chronic myeloproliferative diseases. The ultimate goal of her research is to improve treatment options for patients with these diseases. Dr. Odenike is the principal investigator on a number of clinical trials investigating molecularly targeted agents in this patient population. These clinical trials also integrate laboratory studies to evaluate the effect that these agents have on cancer cells.

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology

Practicing Since

  • 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

Medical Education

  • University of Ibadan College of Medicine

Internship

  • University of Illinois at Chicago

Residency

  • University of Illinois at Chicago

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

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