Dr. Larry Anderson Jr. is Associate Professor in UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology. He joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2008. Dr. Anderson treats plasma cell disorders that include multiple myeloma, Waldenström's macroglobulinemia, amyloidosis and other gammopathies. He specializes in treating these diseases with bone marrow transplantation. Dr. Anderson earned his MD from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and his doctoral degree in immunology from MD Anderson Cancer Center and the UT Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences/Health Science Center at Houston.
He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the Mayo Clinic’s Graduate School of Medicine, followed by a fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Washington Medical Center and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, where he later served as a research associate.
Dr. Anderson’s research interests include cancer immunology, immunotherapy, multiple myeloma, and stem cell transplantation. His research has been funded by the American Cancer Society, National Institutes of Health, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
Dr. Anderson is a member of the American Society of Hematology and the Texas Medical Association, and he is a diplomate of both the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the ABIM Subspecialty Board of Medical Oncology.