Dr. McNerney is a hematologist-oncologist and specializes in bone marrow transplantation in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute. He has a particular interest in the use of cellular immunotherapies to treat childhood cancer. He joined the hospital staff in 2021.
Dr. McNerney earned his medical degree from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth in Hanover, New Hampshire. He completed a categorical pediatric residency from Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut, followed by a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology and an advanced fellowship in pediatric cancer immunotherapy and bone marrow transplant from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He has a master’s degree in Translational Research from the University of Pennsylvania and completed the Cell and Gene Therapy clinical training program at University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Dr. McNerney’s clinical and research interests include hematopoetic stem cell transplantation for childhood malignancies including B-acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, refractory lymphomas, and the application of cellular immunotherapies such as chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cells in the treatment of childhood malignancies.