Dr. Mario Otto | CureTalks
Dr. Mario Otto is an associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He earned his medical degree from the University of Tuebingen School of Medicine, Germany and completed his residency at Children’s University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany and Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, OH. Dr. Otto is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology and completed a fellowship at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN. He focuses his research on pursuing novel, alternative approaches to treat childhood cancer. His research includes areas such as adoptive immunotherapies, nano-oncology, stem cell graft design for haploidentical transplants, and the use of novel targeted radionuclides to treat pediatric malignancies.
Many pediatric cancers have very poor overall survival rates once they relapse or if they do not respond to initial standard treatments. Radiotherapy…