Dr. Helge Hartung
Dr. Hartung’s clinical efforts focus on pediatric non-malignant blood disorders, with a specific emphasis on the diagnosis and management of children with inherited and acquired bone marrow failure syndromes. As a member of the Division of Hematology and the Bone Marrow Failure Center, his goal is to ensure state-of-the-art diagnostics for patients with suspected bone marrow failure syndromes and to assist in the development of optimal treatment plans.
He was one of four scholars chosen for the newly created Entrepreneurial Science Track within the University of Pennsylvania’s Masters for Translational Research program offered by Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT). In this capacity, Dr. Hartung has developed expertise in medical device development and its regulatory infrastructure. Dr. Hartung has built industry collaborations for CHOP and is currently working on the development of an automated device for bone marrow aspirates and biopsies.