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University of Wisconsin–Madison
Kenneth DeSantes

Kenneth DeSantes

Expert on pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and the use of immunotherapy to treat childhood cancer

Associate professor, pediatrics Work: 608-263-3223 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Pediatric hematopoietic (blood-forming) stem cell transplantation
  • Pediatric oncology
  • Use of novel therapies to treat pediatric cancer such as immunotherapy and I-131 MIBG therapy


  • Director, pediatric bone marrow transplant program
  • Clinical director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Program at UW-Madison American Family Children's Hospital
  • Authored three book chapters on use of immunotherapy to treat pediatric cancer and has several grants for clinical research evaluating this approach