Position:
Clinical Professor
Division:
Hematology
Research Interests:
  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia – Development of VGH Treatment Algorithm
  • Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia – Development of Treatment Policy
  • Hypercoagulable states/Coagulation Disorders – Attempting Establishment of Anticoagulation Clinic
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Education:
BSc-Great Distinction McGill University Physiology
MD The University of Calgary
Recent Publications:
  •    Greenwood MJ, Seftel MD, Richardson C, Barbaric D, Barnett MJ, Bruyere H, Forrest DL, Horsman DE, Smith C, Song K, Sutherland HJ, Toze CL, Nevill TJ, Nantel SH, Hogge DE. Leukocyte count as a predictor of death during remission induction in acute myeloid leukemia. Leuk Lymphoma 47: 1245-1252, 2006.
  • Halim TY, Song KW, Barnett MJ, Forrest DL, Hogge DE, Nantel SH, Nevill TJ, Shepherd JD, Smith CA, Sutherland HJ, Toze CL, Lavoie JC. Positive impact of selective outpatient management of high risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia on the incidence of septicemia. Annals of Oncology, in press, 2006.
  • Johny A, Song KW, Nantel SH, Lavoie JC, Toze CL, Hogge DE, Forrest DL, Sutherland HJ, Le A, Nitta JY, Barnett MJ, Smith CA, Shepherd JD, Nevill TJ. Early stem cell transplantation for refractory acute leukemia after salvage therapy with high-dose etoposide and cyclophosphamide. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 12: 480-489, 2006.
  • Lin Y, Bruyere H, Horsman DE, Pantzar T, Barnett MJ, Hogge DE, Nevill TJ, Nantel SH, Sutherland HJ, Toze CL, Shepherd JD, Lavoie JC, Song KW, Smith CA, Forrest DL. Philadelphia-negative clonal hematopoiesis following imatinib therapy in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia: a report of nine cases and analysis of predictive factors. Cancer Genet Cytogenet 170: 16-23, 2006.
  • Savoie ML, Nevill TJ, Song KW, Forrest DL, Hogge DE, Nantel SH, Shepherd JD, Smith CA, Sutherland HJ, Toze CL, Lavoie JC. Shifting to outpatient management of acute myeloid leukemia: a prospective experience. Ann Oncol 17: 763-768, 2006.
  • Song KW, Barnett MJ, Gascoyne RD, Chanabhai M, Forrest DL, Hogge DE, Lavoie JC, Nantel SH, Nevill TJ, Shepherd JD, Smith CA, Sutherland HJ, Toze CL, Voss NJ, Connors JM. Primary therapy for adults with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma with hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation results in favourable outcomes. Annals of Oncology, Dec 8, 2006, epub.
  • Song KW, Barnett MJ, Gascoyne RD, Horsman DE, Forrest DL, Hogge DE, Lavoie JC, Nantel SH, Nevill TJ, Shepherd JD, Smith CA, Sutherland HJ, Voss NJ, Toze CL, Connors JM. Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation as primary therapy of sporadic adult Burkitt lymphoma. Br J Haematol 133: 634-637, 2006.
  • A Pilot Safety Study of the Collection and Reinfusion of Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor (G-CSF) mobilized Peripheral Blood Stem Cells in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Muscle and Nerve, 2007. In press.
  • Anderson A, Ali K, Blanchette V, Brouwers M, Couban S, Radmoor P, Huebsch L, Hume H, McLeod A, Meyer R, Moltzan C, Nahirniak S, Nantel S, Pineo G, Rock G.  Guidelines on the Use of Intravenous Immune Globulin for Hematologic Conditions.  Transfusion Medicine Reviews Apr 2007 21:2 Suppl 1 ppS9-S56.
  • Abou-Mourad YR, Lau BC, Barnett MJ, Forrest DL, Hogge DE, Nantel SH, Nevill TJ, Shepherd JD, Smith CA, Song KW, Sutherland HJ, Toze CL, Lavoie JC. Long-term outcome after allo-SCT: close follow-up on a large cohort treated with myeloablative regimens. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2010 Feb;45(2):295-302.
  • Wright MP, Shepherd JD, Barnett MJ, Nantel SH, Sutherland HJ, Toze CL, Hogge DE, Nevill TJ, Song KW, Abou Mourad YR, Narayanan S, Power MM, Smith CA, Forrest DL. Response to tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy in patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia relapsing in chronic and advanced phase following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2010 May;16(5):639-46.