Bruce R. Blazar, MD

Bruce R. Blazar, MD

Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Physician

Languages I Speak

  • English

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Graft-versus-host disease
  • Graft-versus-leukemia
  • Tumor immunotherapy

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Albany Medical College, Albany, NY


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Recognition and Leadership


  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2019)
  • Best Doctors in America (2011-2012, 2013)
  • Recipient of the Children's Cancer Research Fund Land-Grant Chair in Pediatric Oncology
  • Leukemia Society of America Fellowship Award (1985-1987)
  • NIH-NCI National Research Service Award (1982-1984)
  • American Cancer Society Clinical Fellowship Award (1981-1983)


  • Childrens' Cancer Research Fund Land Grant Chair in Pediatric Oncology (2013-present)
  • Associate Vice President for Clinical and Translational Research Programs (2011-present)
  • Founding Director, Center for Translational Medicine (2007-present)
  • Founding Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute (2009-present)
  • Chief, University of Minnesota Pediatric BMT Program (2005-present)

Academic Information


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