Thomas Loughran, Jr.

Loughran, Jr., Thomas P

Primary Appointment

F. Palmer Weber-Smithfield Foods Professor of Oncology Research & Professor of Medicine, Medicine: Hematology and Oncology


  • Clinical Fellowship, Oncology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • MD, , Hahnemann Medical College
  • Residency, , Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Contact Information

UVA Div. of Hematology-Oncology
PO Box 800716
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Telephone: 434-243-9926
Fax: 434-243-0066

Research Disciplines

Bioinformatics and Genomics, Cancer Biology, Computational Biology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Translational Science

Research Interests

Hematologic malignancies; bone marrow disorders; leukemia; large granular lymphocyte (LGL)

Research Description

Dr. Loughran's current research includes:
current research includes:

• R01 grant from the NIH’s National Cancer Institute to identify and characterize the LGL leukemia virus and understand how it might cause leukemia;
• NCI RO1 grant to study the pathogenesis of LGL leukemia;
• translational research grant from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to investigate new treatments for LGL leukemia;
• program project grant from the NCI aimed at developing new therapeutics for acute myelogenous leukemia.

Selected Publications