Amanda Przespolewski Amanda Przespolewski, DO

Amanda Przespolewski

Medical Oncology

Specializing In:

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) Myeloproliferative diseases (MPD) Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) Hematologic Oncology

Special Interests:

Further understanding the mechanism of immune evasion in acute leukemia Developing novel immunotherapeutic strategies for acute leukemia

About Amanda Przespolewski


Amanda Przespolewski, a Buffalo native, joined the Leukemia service in July 2017. She earned her medical degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011. Dr. Przespolewski completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at the University at Buffalo in 2014. In addition, she pursued her fellowship training in Hematology and Oncology at University at Buffalo, which was completed this past June. Amanda’s translational research interests include further understanding the role of MDSCs in MRD+ AML, and developing novel immune-based therapeutic approaches for this disease. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, cycling and traveling.


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Assistant Professor of Oncology


Education and Training:

  • 2011 - DO - Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA


  • 2014 - Internal Medicine - University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY


  • 2017 - Hematology and Oncology - University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Board Certification:

  • 2016 - Internal Medicine
  • 2017 - Medical Oncology

Professional Memberships:

  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer

Honors & Awards:

  • 2017 University at Buffalo Scholarly Exchange Day Research Award
  • 2017 Thomas F. Frawley Residency Research Fellowship
  • 2016 American Society of Hematology Abstract Award ASH Meeting on Hematologic Malignancies
  • 2015-2016 University at Buffalo GME Quality Improvement Award


Full Publications list on PubMed
  • Przespolewski, Amanda, et al. “Advances in Immunotherapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia.” Future Oncology, 2018, doi:10.2217/fon-2017-0459.
  • [Poster] Przespolewski A, Portwood S, Den Haese J, Lewis D, Wang ES. “Targeting Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses for the Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia.” Accepted for presentation at the ASH Meeting on Hematologic Malignancies 9/17/16, and the ASH Annual Meeting 12/4/2016.
  • Przespolewski A, Wang ES. "Inhibitors of LSD1 as a potential therapy for acute myeloid leukemia." Expert Opinion on Investigational Therapies. 2016 Apr 21:1-10. [Epub ahead of print].
  • [Poster] Mehta R, Torka P, Patel P, Przespolewski A, Levine E. “A Survey of Outpatient Chemotherapy Dosing Practices among Obese Patients in a Tertiary Care Cancer Center: Identification of Barriers and Implementation of Full Weight-Based Dosing.” Abstract, NCCN Annual Conference 3/2016.
  • Herko A, Pophali P, Wallace P, Loud P, Khoury T, and Battiwalla M. “T-cell large granular lymphocytosis associated with malignant thymoma.” Leukemia Research 36.8 (2012):e 187-189.

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