Academic History

Jacqueline Barrientos, MD, is a principal investigator of numerous clinical research studies from early-stage development to registration trials investigating new CLL therapies at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.

Dr Barrientos received her medical degree from the Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico. She then completed her internal residency at Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, followed by a hematology oncology fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York City, NY.

Speaking on CLL and lymphoma

Dr Barrientos was involved in the pivotal trials that led to the approval of novel therapeutic agents that target dysregulated pathways in leukemia and lymphoma. She has extensive experience with the novel BTK inhibitors ibrutinib and acalabrutinib, with the PI3Kd inhibitor idelalisib, and the BCL2 inhibitor venetoclax.

Dr Barrientos’s research focus is on CLL and lymphoma. She has extensive experience with the new promising agents targeting the B-cell receptor signaling pathway in B-cell malignancies, serving as principal investigator on several phase I-III clinical trials. She actively participates in multi-institutional clinical trials with the Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Research Consortium (CRC) and the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology.

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