Civin, Curt

Curt Civin
Professor of Pediatrics and Physiology
Director of the Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
Associate Dean for Research
BRB, 14-021; HSF II, S103D (lab)
  • Amherst College, Amherst, MA: BA (magna cum laude), Biology/Independent Study, 1970
  • Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA: MD, (cum laude), Medicine, 1974
  • Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA: Resident, Pediatric Intern & Resident, 1974-76
  • National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD: Clinical Associate, 1978
  • Amherst College, Amherst, MA: ScD (honorary), Biomedicine, 2001

Employment History

  • 1978-1979: Investigator, Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute
  • 1979-1984: Assistant Professor, Oncology & Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • 1984-1993: Associate Professor, Oncology & Pediatrics, JHUSM
  • 1984-2000: Director, Pediatric Oncology Division, JHUSM
  • 1994-2009: Professor, Oncology & Pediatrics, JHUSM (Adjunct Professor 2009-present)
  • 2000-2009: Co-Director, Immunology & Hematopoiesis Division, JHUSM
  • 2009-present: Associate Dean for Research, Director of the Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine, and Professor of Pediatrics; University of Maryland School of Medicine
Honors and Awards: 
  • National Merit Finalist; Westinghouse & Ford Foundation Science Awards (honorable mention); National Honor Society & American Legion Scholarships
  • Amherst College: Oscar E. Schotte Award, Magna cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma XI
  • Harvard Medical School: Soma Weiss Award, cum Laude
  • Junior Clinical Faculty Fellow, American Cancer Society
  • Scholar Award, Leukemia Society of America
  • Dr. Frederick Stohlman Award, Leukemia Society of America
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation (Young Turks)
  • King Fahd Chair in Pediatric Oncology, JHUSM
  • The Kantor Family Prize for Cancer Research Excellence
  • National Inventor of the Year Award, Intellectual Property Owners Association
  • Hope Award, Leukemia Society of America, MD Chapter (award for extraordinary achievement)
  • Herman and Walter Samuelson Chair in Cancer Research, JHUSM
  • Innovator of the Year, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Maryland
  • NFCR Fellow Award, National Foundation for Cancer Research
  • Member, Subcommittee D (Translational Studies), National Cancer Inst Initial Review Group
  • Return of the Child Award, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of America (LLS’s highest honor)
  • Chair, Career Development Program, Clinical Scholar & Fellow Awards, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Member, National Cancer Institute Board of Scientific Advisors (BSA)
  • David G. Marsh Genetics of Asthma and Allergic Diseases Award Lecture
  • Member, National Cancer Institute Clinical Trials Advisory Committee (CTAC)
  • American Association of Blood Banks’ Karl Landsteiner Memorial Award & Lectureship
School of Medicine
University of Maryland, Baltimore