Muna Qayed, MD, MSCR, is Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and BMT physician at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. She currently serves as Medical Director of the Cellular Therapy Laboratory.
Dr. Qayed earned her medical degree from the University of Jordan. She also holds a Master of Science in Clinical Research from Emory University. After obtaining her medical degree, Dr. Qayed completed a rotating internship at Ministry of Health Hospitals and a pediatric residency at King Hussein Cancer Center, both in Jordan. She then completed another residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Michigan and fellowships in pediatric hematology and oncology and stem cell transplantation at Emory University.
Dr. Qayed's research interests include developing more effective prophylaxis/ treatment against graft versus host disease (GVHD) in patients undergoing allogeneic blood and marrow transplant (BMT) and incorporating biomarkers for early diagnosis. Her current work focuses on establishing an institutional biorepository of BMT patient samples linked to clinical data and investigating the use of autologous mesenchymal stromal cells for the treatment of GVHD.
- American Society of Clinical Oncology
- American Society of Hematology
- American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
- Children's Oncology Group
- Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium
Focus of Practice
- Stem Cell Transplantation
- Cellular Therapy