Dr. Mary Dinauer Named New Scientific Director

The Children’s Discovery Institute is proud to welcome Mary Dinauer, MD, PhD, as our Scientiļ¬c Director. Dr. Dinauer will also serve as the Fred M. Saigh Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Research.

In her new role with the Institute, Dr. Dinauer will shape the direction of basic  and clinical studies and work to raise  funds for ongoing research. Dr. Dinauer is an internationally recognized  pediatric hematologist and oncologist, with special expertise in the molecular mechanisms  of innate immunity, inflammatory responses,  and the development and function of white blood cells.

She received her MD and PhD from the University of Chicago, and was a Fellow at  Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital, and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Most recently, Dr. Dinauer was Nora Letzter  Professor of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine.