Roger Giller, MD
Professor, Pediatrics-Heme/Onc and Bone Marrow Transplantation

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Medical School:
  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin (1976)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Northwestern University (IL) (1972)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (1977)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (1979)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Hematology / Oncology (1983)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Heme/Onc and Bone Marrow Transplantation

Professional Titles

  • Professor of Pediatrics

Publications

  • Koo J, Giller RH, Quinones R, McKinney CM, Verneris MR, Knight-Perry J. Autoimmune cytopenias following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant in pediatric patients: Response to therapy and late effects. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2020 Jul 13;:e28591. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32658382
  • Papanicolaou GA, Dvorak CC, Dadwal S, Maron G, Prasad VK, Giller R, Abdel-Azim H, Sadanand A, Casciano R, Chandak A, Huang S, Nichols G, Brundage T, Vainorius E, Mozaffari E, Hutcheson R. Practice patterns and incidence of adenovirus infection in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant recipients: Multicenter survey of transplant centers in the United States. Transpl Infect Dis. 2020 Aug;22(4):e13283. PubMed PMID: 32267590
  • Sopfe J, Vigers T, Pyle L, Giller RH, Forlenza GP. Safety and Accuracy of Factory-Calibrated Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2020 Oct;22(10):727-733. PubMed PMID: 32105513
  • In Vivo T Cell Costimulation Blockade For Severe Acute GVHD Prevention in Unrelated Donor Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Watkins BK, Qayed M, Bratrude B, Betz K, Sinclair S, Suessmuth Y, Rhodes J, Yu A, Cribbin K, Dean C, Narayan A, Hunt D, Schwartz N, Hebert K, Pasquini MC, Rogatko A, Tighiouart M, Kim S, Bresee C, Banks A, Gillespie S, Choi S, Davis JH, Duncan C,Watkins BK, Qayed M, Bratrude B, Betz K, Sinclair S, Suessmuth Y, Rhodes J, Yu A, Cribbin K, Dean C, Narayan A, Hunt D, Schwartz N, Hebert K, Pasquini MC, Rogatko A, Tighiouart M, Kim S, Bresee C, Banks A, Gillespie S, Choi S, Davis JH, Duncan C, Giller R, Grimley MS, Harris AC, Jacobsohn DA, Lalefa NR, Norkin M, Michael A. Pulsipher MA, Shenoy S, Petrovic A, Schultz KR, Blazar BR, Langston AA, Horan J, Kean LS. In Press: Journal of Clinical Oncology.
  • Raybin JL, Tong S, King N, Simms W, Giller R, Montgomery K, Hendricks-Ferguson VL. CVAD Homecare Management: Investigating the Use of a Digital Education Tool During Nurse-Delivered Instruction to Parents for New Central Lines in Children With Cancer. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2019 Jun 1;23(3):295-300. PubMed PMID: 31099799
  • Keating AK, Langenhorst J, Wagner JE, Page KM, Veys P, Wynn RF, Stefanski H, Elfeky R, Giller R, Mitchell R, Milano F, O'Brien TA, Dahlberg A, Delaney C, Kurtzberg J, Verneris MR, Boelens JJ. The influence of stem cell source on transplant outcomes for pediatric patients with acute myeloid leukemia. Blood Adv. 2019 Apr 9;3(7):1118-1128. PubMed PMID: 30952678
  • Sopfe J, Pyle L, Keating AK, Campbell K, Liu AK, Wadwa RP, Verneris MR, Giller RH, Forlenza GP. Malglycemia is associated with poor outcomes in pediatric and adolescent hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients. Blood Adv. 2019 Feb 12;3(3):350-359. PubMed PMID: 30718242
  • Duncan CN, Brazauskas R, Huang J, Shaw BE, Majhail NS, Savani BN, Flowers MED, Battiwalla M, Beebe K, Dietz AC, Dvorak CC, Giller R, Jacobsohn DA, Kletzel M, Martin PL, Nemecek ER, Nuechterlein B, Talano JA, Pulsipher MA, Baker KS. Late cardiovascular morbidity and mortality following pediatric allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2018 Oct;53(10):1278-1287. PubMed PMID: 29581480
  • Michniacki TF, Mulcahy Levy JM, Quinones RR, Giller RH. Successful correction of familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis using prenatal genetic testing and preemptive hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2018 Feb;53(2):223-224. PubMed PMID: 29035396
  • Liptzin DR, DeBoer EM, Giller RH, Kroehl ME, Weinman JP. Evaluating for Bronchiolitis Obliterans with Low-Attenuation Computed Tomography Three-Dimensional Reconstructions. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Mar 15;197(6):814-815. PubMed PMID: 29406777
  • Shalabi H, Kraft IL, Wang HW, Yuan CM, Yates B, Delbrook C, Zimbelman JD, Giller R, Stetler-Stevenson M, Jaffe ES, Lee DW, Shern JF, Fry TJ, Shah NN. Sequential loss of tumor surface antigens following chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapies in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Haematologica. 2018 May;103(5):e215-e218. PubMed PMID: 29419431
  • Michniacki TF, Mulcahy Levy JM, Quinones RR, Giller RH. Successful correction of familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis using prenatal genetic testing and preemptive hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017 Oct 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29035396
  • Larochelle MB, Phan R, Craddock J, Abzug MJ, Curtis D, Robinson CC, Giller RH, Cosgrove S, Siringo F, McCourt E, Palestine AG. Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in Pediatric Stem Cell Transplants: Report of a Recent Cluster and the Development of a Screening Protocol. Am J Ophthalmol. 2017 Mar;175:8-15. PubMed PMID: 27746296
  • Caruso Brown AE, Cohen MN, Tong S, Braverman RS, Rooney JF, Giller R, Levin MJ. Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Intravenous Cidofovir for Life-Threatening Viral Infections in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25733509
  • Geyer MB, Radhakrishnan K, Giller R, Umegaki N, Harel S, Kiuru M, Morel KD, LeBoeuf N, Kandel J, Bruckner A, Fabricatore S, Chen M, Woodley D, McGrath J, Baxter-Lowe L, Uitto J, Christiano AM, Cairo MS. Reduced Toxicity Conditioning and Allogeneic Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Transplantation for Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa. J Pediatr. 2015 Sep;167(3):765-9.e1. PubMed PMID: 26148662
  • Caruso Brown AE, Cohen MN, Tong S, Braverman RS, Rooney JF, Giller R, Levin MJ. Pharmacokinetics and safety of intravenous cidofovir for life-threatening viral infections in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Jul;59(7):3718-25. PubMed PMID: 25733509
  • Wagner JE Jr, Eapen M, Carter S, Wang Y, Schultz KR, Wall DA, Bunin N, Delaney C, Haut P, Margolis D, Peres E, Verneris MR, Walters M, Horowitz MM, Kurtzberg J, Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network. One-unit versus two-unit cord-blood transplantation for hematologic cancers. N Engl J Med. 2014 Oct 30;371(18):1685-94. PubMed PMID: 25354103
  • Burroughs LM, Nemecek ER, Torgerson TR, Storer BE, Talano JA, Domm J, Giller RH, Shimamura A, Delaney C, Skoda-Smith S, Thakar MS, Baker KS, Rawlings DJ, Englund JA, Flowers ME, Deeg HJ, Storb R, Woolfrey AE. Treosulfan-based conditioning and hematopoietic cell transplantation for nonmalignant diseases: a prospective multicenter trial. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2014 Dec;20(12):1996-2003. PubMed PMID: 25196857
  • Lund TC, Cathey SS, Miller WP, Eapen M, Andreansky M, Dvorak CC, Davis JH, Dalal JD, Devine SM, Eames GM, Ferguson WS, Giller RH, He W, Kurtzberg J, Krance R, Katsanis E, Lewis VA, Sahdev I, Orchard PJ. Outcomes after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for children with I-cell disease. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2014 Nov;20(11):1847-51. PubMed PMID: 25016194
  • Talano JM, Pulsipher MA, Symons HJ, Militano O, Shereck EB, Giller RH, Hancock L, Morris E, Cairo MS. New frontiers in pediatric Allo-SCT. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2014 Sep;49(9):1139-45. PubMed PMID: 24820213
  • Levy JM, Tello T, Giller R, Wilkening G, Quinones R, Keating AK, Liu AK. Late effects of total body irradiation and hematopoietic stem cell transplant in children under 3 years of age. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Apr;60(4):700-4. PubMed PMID: 22848000
  • Kerby GS, Wagner BD, Popler J, Hay TC, Kopecky C, Wilcox SL, Quinones RR, Giller RH, Accurso FJ, Deterding RR. Abnormal infant pulmonary function in young children with neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia of infancy. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2013 Oct;48(10):1008-15. PubMed PMID: 23169677
  • Mulcahy Levy JM, Tello T, Giller R, Wilkening G, Quinones R, Keating AK, Liu AK. Late effects of total body irradiation and hematopoietic stem cell transplant in children under 3 years of age. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Apr;60(4):700-4. PubMed PMID: 22848000
  • Kerby GS, Wagner BD, Popler J, Hay TC, Kopecky C, Wilcox SL, Quinones RR, Giller RH, Accurso FJ, Deterding RR. Abnormal infant pulmonary function in young children with neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia of infancy. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2012 Nov 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23169677
  • Maloney KW, Giller R, Hunger SP. Recent advances in the understanding and treatment of pediatric leukemias. Adv Pediatr. 2012;59(1):329-58. PubMed PMID: 22789585
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Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Member, Section of Pediatric Hematology Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH), Member
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO), Member
  • American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT), Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Hematology / Oncology, Board Certification (1982, 2001)
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (1982)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers
  • Blood / Lymphatic System - Blood Disorders
  • Blood / Lymphatic System
Clinical Interests
- Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) - Hereditary and Acquired Bone Marrow Failure (Aplastic Anemia, Others) - Hemoglobinopathies (Sickle Cell Disease, Thalessemia) - Leukemia & Lymphoma - Clinical trials to define and improve the role of BMT for curative treatment of children, adolescents and young adults with cancer and nonmalignant disorders.

Care Philosophy
Comprehensive, innovative and compassionate care by a close knit team with deep and varied expertise in treating infants, children, adolescents and young adults undergoing bone marrow transplants for treatment of life threatening cancers and nonmalignant diseases.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin (1976)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Northwestern University (IL) (1972)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (1977)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (1979)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Hematology / Oncology (1983)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Heme/Onc and Bone Marrow Transplantation
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