Dr. Guillermo Garcia-Manero is a Professor in the Department of Leukemia at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He also serves as the Chief of the Section of Myelodysplastic Syndromes in the Department of Leukemia. He joined the department in 1999 when he arrived in Houston from Philadelphia. Dr. Garcia-Manero received his medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zaragoza in Spain. He then served as Intern and Resident at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He completed his fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Cardeza Foundation for Hematological Research and the Kimmel Cancer Center; both at Thomas Jefferson University, where he also served as Chief Fellow. Dr. Garcia-Manero is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. His interests are the treatment of acute and chronic leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes, as well as the molecular aspects of these disorders and particularly the role of epigenetic alterations in leukemia.