Theodore B. Moore

Theodore Moore, MD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology




Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Pediatrics



Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1992 - 1995


Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 1989 - 1990


MD, Oregon Health Sciences University School of Med, 1989


Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 1990 - 1992

Board Certifications

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics, 1998
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 1992

Contact Information


(310) 825-6185 - Pediatrics information, referral and physician relations liaison
(310) 206-5737 - Pediatrics admissions
(310) 825-6708 - Pediatric Hematology/Oncology information
(310) 825-0867 - Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology patient appointments
(310) 825-7086 - Sarcoma Program information and referral

Scientific Interests

Dr. Theodore Moore's research focuses on pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, specifically stem cell sources and infections in the immunocompromised host. He and his colleagues also are working with acute leukemias and leukemiogenesis, as well as rare pediatric tumors and new drug development.

Highlighted Publications

Shankar DB, Li J, Tapang P, McCall JO, Pease LJ, Dai Y, Wei RQ, Albert DH, Bouska JJ, Osterling DJ, Guo J, Marcotte PA, Johnson EF, Soni N, Hartandi K, Michaelides MR, Davidsen SK, Priceman SJ, Chang JC, Rhodes K, Shah N, Moore TB, Sakamoto KM, Glaser KB, Owen McCall J. ABT-869 a multi-targeted receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor: inhibition of FLT3 phosphorylation and signaling in acute myeloid leukemia. Blood. 2007.

Parcells BW, Ikeda AK, Simms-Waldrip T, Moore TB, Sakamoto KM. FLT3 in Normal Hematopoiesis and Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Stem Cells. 2006.

Shankar DB, Cheng JC, Kinjo K, Federman N, Moore TB, Gill A, Rao NP, Landaw EM, Sakamoto KM. The role of CREB as a proto-oncogene in hematopoiesis and in acute myeloid leukemia. Cancer Cell. 2005; 7(4): 351-62.

Cheng JC, Moore TB, Sakamoto KM. RNA interference and human disease. Mol Genet Metab. 2003; 80(1-2): 121-8.